Spiderwort, Tradescantia ohiensis

This flower was found at Antrim Park.

It is on page 120 in Newcomb’s Wildflowers.

Common name Ohio Spiderwort. Scientific name: Tradescantia ohiensis.

Corolla: 3 separate petals.

Calyx: 3 separate sepals.

Adroecium: 6 separate stamen.

Gynoecium type: syncarpous (and # of carpels = 3)

Flower type/ovary position: Hypogynous

Flower symmetry: zygomorphic (irregular).

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