Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales
Upland Dwarf Iris
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_i_verna_smalli_2
3 erect spatulate-shaped petals with narrow claws and 3 drooping sepals, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
JK Marlow jkm0509l_16
September Transylvania County NC
Silver Run Preserve
Grasslike leaves are mostly straight, to 4" long & 0.5" wide at flowering, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.
COMPARE leaves of Dwarf Iris and Dwarf Crested Iris
Patrick D. McMillan pdmiverna_perfect
Sepals have a hairy yellow-orange band, bordered with white, not ridged, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.