Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2083

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon, cultivated & rarely persistant or escaped

Look for it on roadsides, at old homesites, in ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring
White/Yellow/Blue/Violet
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals
3 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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

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

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Iris germanica   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 046-05-006:
Iris germanica   FAMILY Iridaceae

GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Iris flavescens

 

COMMON NAME:
German Iris, Fleur-de-Lys