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Bluejacket (Tradescantia ohiensis)

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Tradescantia Ohiensis, or more commonly know as Bluejacket, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Tradescantia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Tradescantia Ohiensis or Bluejacket's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Tradescantia
  • Family: Commelinaceae
  • Order: Commelinales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: PA (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: PA (Ohio spiderwort)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC) 2(FAC-) 3(FACU+) 5(FACU) 6(FACW)




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