Calflora
Taxon  Report   8017 
Tradescantia fluminensis  (Vell.) Conc.
Small leaf spiderwort
Tradescantia fluminensis
© 2002 Tony Morosco
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Tradescantia fluminensis
© 2015 Robert Sikora
Tradescantia fluminensis
© 2015 Robert Sikora
Tradescantia fluminensis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Tradescantia fluminensis
© 2002 Tony Morosco
Family: COMMELINACEAE  
Genus: Tradescantia
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Tradescantia albiflora
More information about  Tradescantia fluminensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (TRFL)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2017).

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