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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Canada to Central & NE. U.S.A., Mexico (Sonora).
Tradescantia occidentalis

Native to:

Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Manitoba, Mexico Northwest, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Tradescantia occidentalis (Britton) Smyth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nelson, A. [7455], USA K000854184
Luck, M. [s.n.], USA K000854183

First published in Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci. 16: 163 (1899)

Accepted by

  • Chadde, S.W. (2019). Wisconsin Flora ed. 2: 1-818. Steve W. Chadde.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Larson, J., Reif, B., Nelson, B.E. & Hartman, R.L. (2014). Floristic studies in North Central New Mexico, U.S.A. the Sange de Cristo mountains Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8: 271-303.
  • Packer, J.G. & Gould, J. (2007). Vascular Plants of alberta 1: 1-281. University of Calgary Press.
  • Turner, B.L. (2006). Texas species of Tradescantia (Commelinaceae) Phytologia 88: 312-331.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Packer, J.G. & Gould, J. (2007). Vascular Plants of alberta 1: 1-281. University of Calgary Press.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Science Photographs
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