OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Iris germanica   FAMILY Iridaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 046-05-006:
Iris germanica   FAMILY Iridaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
German Iris, Fleur-de-Lys


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image of Iris germanica, German Iris, Fleur-de-Lys

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_irge_001_lvd

        

 

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

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Iris germanica   FAMILY Iridaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 046-05-006:
Iris germanica   FAMILY Iridaceae

 

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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

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

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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