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Tradescantia ohiensis


Blue three petal flowers with yellow stamens. Grows in clusters and can reach a height of 30 inches. Lanceolate leaves have a deep ridge down the center.


Likes moist meadows and the edges of woodlands. These were grown in a recently burned open meadow. They are very abundant in habitats that they favor during this time of the year.


I just found out that they are edible as well. Flowers and stems.

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Apr 23, 2013
Submitted on May 1, 2013

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