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Prairie Spiderwort


Synonyms: Cow Slobbers An erect, branching perennial with grass-like leaves to 18 inches long; blue-purple three-petaled flowers in terminal clusters, flowering June to July; each flower lasts one day and will close by noon on sunny days; Found across Minnesota to Louisiana and Arizona; prairies in sandy or rocky soil; to 8000 ft. elevation. Best in sun to partial shade, dry to moderate moisture.