Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Iris from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales
Upland Dwarf Iris, Upland Dwarf Violet Iris
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JK Marlow jkm200418_3920
April Greenville County SC
Ashmore Heritage Preserve
Three erect spatulate-shaped petals with narrow claws, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_i_verna_smalli_2
A petaloid style, cleft at its tip, arches over the base of each sepal, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Ben Geer Keys bgk764_a
Sepals have a hairy yellow-orange band bordered with white but not crested, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
JK Marlow jkm150712_444
July Pickens County SC
Table Rock State Park
Leaf margins smooth, vs those of Tofieldia glabra minutely upwardly-scabrous, per Weakley's Flora (2020).