Saturday, June 25, 2011

Western Spiderwort

Tradescantia occidentalis, or western spiderwort, is a member of the Commelinaceae family. It is native to the middle portions of the US from Minnesota down to Texas. There are 26 species of spiderwort that are native to North America. Ohio spiderwort is common in the eastern US and zigzag spiderwort is found in the southeast.


9 comments:

Jama said...

I love the color of this flower, so pretty! I don't think I've seen such beauty before.

Ever Green Tree said...

Viola Violet! Love the colour n the flower.

Bernie said...

Beautiful bloom and great shot!

Rajesh said...

Lovely flower. Never seen it before.

fjÀllripan said...

Beautiful coulor of this flower!

Denise said...

This is a great blog to come and learn about wildflowers. I love this one, so pretty in color, flower and photograph. Thank you!

Mama Zen said...

Very pretty!

Teresa said...

We had these growing at my home when I was growing up. They are one of my favorites!

Arija said...

A beautiful flower and so nice that it is a native.