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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Iris savannarum   FAMILY Iridaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Iris hexagona var. savannarum   FAMILY Iridaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Iris savannarum

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Prairie Iris


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image of Iris savannarum, Prairie Iris

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 (2015).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Iris savannarum   FAMILY Iridaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Iris hexagona var. savannarum   FAMILY Iridaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Iris savannarum

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3976

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Rare

Habitat: pine savannas, Florida prairies, strand swamps, freshwater marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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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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