Tradescantia virginiana Linnaeus. Phen: Apr-Jul. Hab: Nutrient-rich forests and woodlands. Dist: ME west to MI and WI, south to n. GA, MO, and e. AR.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Other Comments: Very variable in flower color, including deep blue, purple, pink, light pink, and pure white.
Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA22, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, WV, Anderson & Woodson (1935), Pellegrini (2017), Tucker (1989); ? Tradescantia brevicaulis Raf. – S