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Tradescantia pallida (Rose) D.R. Hunt
Purplequeen

Tradescantia pallida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Commelinaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Mexico; cultivated and escaped elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Tradescantia pallida has been found in the following 14 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Biscayne National Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
County Line Scrub, Miami-Dade County Present Not Native, Naturalized
Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Highlands Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Miramar Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pal-Mar Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pine Shore Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rosemary Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tree Island Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Tradescantia pallida has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

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

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Tradescantia pallida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton