This name is a synonym of Tradescantia occidentalis (Britton) Smyth.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 270425) with original publication details: Amer. Midl. Naturalist 2: 159 1912.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:256058-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-270425.