Taxon: Tradescantia bracteata Small

Genus: Tradescantia
Family: Commelinaceae
  Subfamily: Commelinoideae
      Tribe: Tradescantieae
        Subtribe: Tradescantiinae
Nomen number: 407038
Place of publication: N. L. Britton & A. Brown, Ill. fl. n. U.S. 3:510. 1898
Name Verified on: 26-Jan-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Jan-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide R. Faden, pers. comm. 1996)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, - Michigan
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Montana, - Wyoming

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Angelo, R. & D. E. Boufford Atlas of the flora of New England (on-line resource). (Atlas NEng)
  • Faden, R. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. 1955 (F IllJones)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. 1967- (F Ohio)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Voss, E. Michigan flora. 1972- (F Mich)
  • Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource). (F Wisconsin)
  • Yatskievych, G. Steyermark's Flora of Missouri, revised edition. 1999- (F Missouri ed2)

Check other web resources for Tradescantia bracteata Small :


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image