Common name: Prairie Spiderwort
Latin name: Tradescantia occidentalis (Britton) Smith
Life Cycle: Perennial
Description: Somewhat succulent perennial herb with linear to oblong-elliptic leaves, typically more narrow than T. ohiensis. Petals can be bright blue, rose, or magenta. Flowers have 6 stamens in the center of 3 broad, diamond-shaped petals.
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