OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Iris germanica   FAMILY Iridaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Iris germanica   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Iris germanica

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 OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Iris germanica   FAMILY Iridaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Iris germanica   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Iris germanica

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2083

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe

Rare

Habitat: Roadsides, old homesites, ditches; cultivated and rarely persistent or escaped, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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