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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Iris brevicaulis   FAMILY Iridaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Iris brevicaulis   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Can a rainbow consist of a single colour?... the ‘Iris sensu latissimo’ clade (Iridaceae) (Crespo, Martínez-Azorín, Mavrodiev, 2015)
Iris brevicaulis

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Iris foliosa

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Iris mississippiensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Short-stem Iris, Lamance Iris, Zigzag Iris


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image of Iris brevicaulis, Short-stem Iris, Lamance Iris, Zigzag Iris

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_irfo2_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Iris brevicaulis   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Iris brevicaulis   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Can a rainbow consist of a single colour?... the ‘Iris sensu latissimo’ clade (Iridaceae) (Crespo, Martínez-Azorín, Mavrodiev, 2015)
Iris brevicaulis

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Iris foliosa

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Iris mississippiensis

 

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2895

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in swamps, bottomlands, bogs, seeps, marshes, 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.

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Summer
Violet
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals
3 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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