OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 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

Stephanie C. Brundage    scb_062516hayesville_18

June    Clay County    NC

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.

 

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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 046-01-001:
Belamcanda chinensis   FAMILY Iridaceae

 

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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

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Simple

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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