Common name: Purple Queen
Tradescantia pallida (Rose) D.R.Hunt APNI*
Description: Trailing herb to 50 cm high, rooting at nodes.
Distribution and occurrence: Escaped from cultivation at Oxley Park (North Western Slopes) and occurring at Lapstone, Blue Mountains (Central Coast). Native of central America.
Naturalised in Oxley Park and spreading down slope in a disturbed sclerophyll forest gully in the Lapstone area.
NSW subdivisions: *NC, *CC, *NWS
Text by B.J. Conn (2005)
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