Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


195

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: east Asia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in dry woodlands, forests, edges of granitic flatrocks, suburban areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Summer
Orange
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals
3 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Iris domestica   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Belamcanda chinensis   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 046-01-001:
Belamcanda chinensis   FAMILY Iridaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Blackberry-lily


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image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_gech2_001_lvd

        

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm62309_013

June    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm62609_026

June    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm62609_028

June    Spartanburg County    SC

Sepals and petals very similar, separate near to the base, elliptic, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm62609_041

June    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm63010_31

June    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm63010_34

June    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm63010_52

June    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

JK Marlow    jkm0307k_13

July    Buncombe County    NC

NC Arboretum

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

JK Marlow    jkm0307k_14

July    Buncombe County    NC

NC Arboretum

A branching cluster of spotted orange flowers and iris-like leaves, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm71110_115

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Capsule 2-3cm long, 1.2-1.7cm in diameter, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm7310_115

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Iris-like leaves, per Guide to the Plants of Granite Outcrops.

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm7310_127

July    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm7310_168

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Stamens about half as long as the perianth, style as long as the stamens, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm7310_296

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Sepals and petals are yellw-orange and mottled with purplish spots, per Guide to the Plants of Granite Outcrops.

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm7310_98

July    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm7310_99

July    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm73109_097

July    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm752009_091

July    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm81609_174

August    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm83009_107

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Dry capsular fruit open to reveal black seeds that resemble blackberries, per Guide to the Plants of Granite Outcrops.

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm83009_116

August    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Iris domestica, Blackberry-lily

Roxanna Martin    rlm91209_406

September    Spartanburg County    SC

Shiny black seeds on an erect central placenta, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.