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Help with ID...a wondering Jew maybe?

Posted by Lorabell 8 (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 18, 14 at 16:13

Dark Purple backside, green and white design topside..

I think a wondering jew but would love a second opinion..

Appreciate it.


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RE: Help with ID...a wondering Jew maybe?

  • Posted by hoovb z9 Southern CA (My Page) on
    Mon, Aug 18, 14 at 16:19

Tradescantia zebrina, formerly Zebrina pendula.


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RE: Help with ID...a wondering Jew maybe?

you gotta think there is a better name ... and lo and behold... hoov nailed it ...

BTW.. they wander.. not wonder.. lol ...

ken


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And I'll just add that "zebrina" refers to its stripes.


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RE: Help with ID...a wondering Jew maybe?

it would be interesting how the name wandering Jew was given to the plant. I don't think its anti-Semitic but without any historian to consult you cant really be sure. I mean; Joshua Tree could also be considered to be Hebrew. I am not Jewish but if a plant was somehow related to my religion I would be more flattered than insulted. But that's me .


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