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Wildflowers of Texas, Plant Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin



Hairy-flowered Spiderwort   Tradescantia hirsutiflora    
Spiderwort family — Commelinaceae

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There are many species of spiderwort--they're easy to recognize as a group but difficult to distinguish one from another. This beauty, characterized by its hairy parts, occurs on sandy soil in eastern Texas, where it blooms from spring into early summer.

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Flowering Months: March, April, May, June

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