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Tradescantia fluminensis Vell.
Small-leaf spiderwort

Tradescantia fluminensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Commelinaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South America; cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

FLEPPC Status: Category I Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Tradescantia fluminensis has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Arch Creek Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Arch Creek Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized

Tradescantia fluminensis has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Tradescantia fluminensis has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Tradescantia fluminensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Tradescantia fluminensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Tradescantia fluminensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr