Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Tradescantia occidentalis (Britton) Smyth
(Rocky Mountain Spiderwort)
By var., see Allred
Found on dry slopes, Tradescantia occidentalis has densely
glandular-pubescent pedicels and petals that are 10-16mm long.
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Tradescantia occidentalis, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Apache Peak, Sept. 7, 2007
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