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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Tradescantia zebrina Heynh. ex Bosse
Inchplant, Wandering-jew

Tradescantia zebrina
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Miramar Pineland Natural Area,
Broward County, Florida
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Family: Commelinaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Central America; widely cultivated and naturalized.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the USDA PLANTS and Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants links below.

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Sparingly naturalized. An herbarium voucher is needed for the Monroe County Keys.

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Tradescantia zebrina has been reported from the following 3 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Dry Tortugas National Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized




Tradescantia zebrina has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Tradescantia zebrina
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Miramar Pineland Natural Area,
Broward County, Florida
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Tradescantia zebrina
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr