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Western Spiderwort

Natural History

The Western Spiderwort is a member of the Spiderwort Family. The plant grows to 30 inches in height and has bluish green, narrow, grass-like leaves which grow to 12 inches in length and 3/8 inches in width. It can typically be found growing on rocky slopes, mesas and clearings in pine woodlands at elevations between 2500 and 7000 feet.

The Western Spiderwort is pollinated by bees.

The Western Spiderwort blooms between April and September and produces pink to purple flower with 3 petals to 1 inch in width

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