Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


760

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 (11/30/12):
Iris giganticaerulea   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Iris giganticaerulea   FAMILY Iridaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Giant Blue Iris