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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picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

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

        

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

Roxanna Martin    rlm62309_013

June    Spartanburg County    SC

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

Roxanna Martin    rlm62609_026

June    Spartanburg County    SC

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

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.

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

Roxanna Martin    rlm62609_041

June    Spartanburg County    SC

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

Roxanna Martin    rlm63010_31

June    Spartanburg County    SC

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

Roxanna Martin    rlm63010_34

June    Spartanburg County    SC

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

Roxanna Martin    rlm63010_52

June    Spartanburg County    SC

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

JK Marlow    jkm0307k_13

July    Buncombe County    NC

NC Arboretum

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

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.

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

Roxanna Martin    rlm71110_115

July    Spartanburg County    SC

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

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

Roxanna Martin    rlm7310_115

July    Spartanburg County    SC

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

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

Roxanna Martin    rlm7310_127

July    Spartanburg County    SC

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

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.

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

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.

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

Roxanna Martin    rlm7310_98

July    Spartanburg County    SC

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

Roxanna Martin    rlm7310_99

July    Spartanburg County    SC

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

Roxanna Martin    rlm73109_097

July    Spartanburg County    SC

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

Roxanna Martin    rlm752009_091

July    Spartanburg County    SC

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

Roxanna Martin    rlm81609_174

August    Spartanburg County    SC

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

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.

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

Roxanna Martin    rlm83009_116

August    Spartanburg County    SC

picture of Belamcanda chinensis, image of Iris domestica

Roxanna Martin    rlm91209_406

September    Spartanburg County    SC

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