Tradiscantia (aka wandering jew and wandering willie) is a ground cover weed. It invades quickly and shades out and strangles other plants.
Tradiscantia (also known as wandering jew and wandering willie) is a trailing, soft, hairless, perennial groundcover weed. Succulent, soft, creeping stems root at nodes where they touch the soil. The leaves are dark green (sometimes black), shiny, smooth and are oval with pointed tips. White flowers are produced from December to January but no fruit or seed is produced in New Zealand. Wandering willie is originally from South America.
Wandering jew prefers damp shaded places to grow, especially recently disturbed areas, near water or adjacent to existing infestations.
There are three species of wandering jew:
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