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Virginia Spiderwort (Tradescantia virginiana L.)

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Range - Expand

Native or Not Present
Native or Expanded
Expanded or Not Present
Native or Expanded or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

This plant is widely planted in gardens, and the northeasternmost part of its range is thought to have established from garden escapes, while also taking advantage of anthropogenic habitats. We mark this portion of its range expanded because it is directly adjacent to this species' native range.