Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Ohio spiderwort
Tradescantia ohiensis
Location: North meadow back yard
Ohio spiderwort, or bluejacket spiderwort, is a native plant about 2 feet tall. The plant blooms from May to July. The light violet to blue-violet flowers open up during the morning and close by the afternoon in sunny weather, but remain open longer on cloudy days.
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Genus: Tradescantia (Spiderwort)
Family: Commelinaceae (Dayflower)
Order: Commelinales (Commelinales)
Class: Liliopsida (Monocots)
Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)