Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


759

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia (introduced in NC)
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it in swamp forests, wet hammocks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Dull copper/ Orange-brown/ Dark yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals
3 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Iris fulva   FAMILY Iridaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Copper Iris, Red Flag