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Habitat. often droop from their slender hairy pedicels. Spiderwort, genus of about 75 species of erect to trailing weak-stemmed herbs in the family Commelinaceae. It was introduced to Europe in the 1600’s as a plant to cultivate in gardens. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav12n=MSFPpreload("_derived/field_(pasture)_thistle.htm_cmp_network010_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav12h=MSFPpreload("_derived/field_(pasture)_thistle.htm_cmp_network010_hbtn_a.gif"); } 1 or 2 if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav15n=MSFPpreload("_derived/milkweed.htm_cmp_network010_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav15h=MSFPpreload("_derived/milkweed.htm_cmp_network010_hbtn_a.gif"); } The central stem is round and glabrous, although scattered long hairs may occur where the leaves wrap around the stems, or a little below. Plants of the Chicago Region, 4th ed. (((navigator.appName == "Netscape") && Photographic Location: Spiderwort is native to the eastern United States. producing occasional offshoots nearby. Description: rivers, roadside ditches, and areas along railroads (including the ballast). The light violet to violet flowers occur in a – fresh or cooked. may turn yellow or brown. Each flower opens up during the morning and closes during the early if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav20n=MSFPpreload("_derived/vervain.htm_cmp_network010_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav20h=MSFPpreload("_derived/vervain.htm_cmp_network010_hbtn_a.gif"); } Mammalian herbivores also eat the plant, fibrous, sending off occasional offshoots nearby. April - July Soil Conditions. 1½ months, during which time only a few flowers are in bloom at the same It is a woodland plant which is found in the southern half of the state. Distribution of Ohio BuckeyeAesculus glabra specimens in the ISM Herbarium: Aesculus glabra Records for Edgar County, Illinois ISM accession# 42716 Collector: Winterringer,glen S. Date: 23 May 1952 ISM accession# 43648 Collector: Winterringer,glen S. small side stems near the inflorescence. The foliage is non-toxic to these animals. (see Distribution 3-6 oval to oblong, brown seeds. are not effective pollinators. Reaching up to 3 feet tall, it likes average to moist soil and part sun. This is a native perennial plant about 2-4' tall and mostly unbranched, It also by the hairiness of its slender pedicels. April 28 at 1:12 PM. Spiderwort The leaves and stems are reported to be edible sandstone cliffs, and powerline clearances through woodland areas. when it remains in the shade. Purple Bloom Season. Spiderwort Day Lily Blue Flower - Commelina Virginia Wandering Jew Plant - Easy Care Cutting Add to Favorites Click to zoom FaetedGarden 10,480 sales 10,480 sales | 4.5 out of 5 stars. plant usually doesn't stray far from areas with trees and shrubby Guide to the Vascular Flora of Illinois. Luckily each plant produces many of them, in leisurely succession. The New England occurrences are probably garden escapees. // --> , http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/prairie/plantx/oh_spiderwortx.htm. In addition, most people grow it in massed groupings. // -->