Calflora
Taxon  Report   10713 
Tradescantia ohiensis  Raf.
Bluejacket
Tradescantia ohiensis
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
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Tradescantia ohiensis
© 1998 Nick Kurzenko
Tradescantia ohiensis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Tradescantia ohiensis
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Family: COMMELINACEAE  
Genus: Tradescantia
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Tradescantia canaliculata
PLANTS: Tradescantia foliosa
PLANTS: Tradescantia incarnata
PLANTS: Tradescantia ohiensis var. foliosa
PLANTS: Tradescantia reflexa
ICPN: Tradescantia virginiana
More information about  Tradescantia ohiensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

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USDA PLANTS Profile (TROH)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 23, 2018).

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