Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native: Gulf state(s)

Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in marshes and swamps, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring
Blue (sometimes white)
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 (10/20/20):
Iris giganticaerulea   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Iris giganticaerulea   FAMILY Iridaceae

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Giant Blue Iris


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