Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3976

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Blue-violet
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals
3 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Iris savannarum   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Iris hexagona var. savannarum   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Iris savannarum

 

COMMON NAME:
savanna iris


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image of Iris savannarum

Keith Bradley    kab_iris_savannarum_9988

March    Glades County    FL

Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area

Perianth blue-violet (rarely white); petals erect to spreading, per Weakley's Flora.