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Iris atropurpurea

Botanical Name: Iris atropurpurea (added by D.Kramb, 05-OCT-03)

Botanical Synonyms:



Oncocyclus, aril (D.Kramb, 05-OCT-03)

Common Names:


Chromosome Count:

2n=20 (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)

General Description:

Grows 6-10" tall. Flowers are blackish-purple, falls are darker than the standards. Beards are yellow. Signals are black. (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)

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Preferred Habitat:

Arid (D.Kramb, 05-OCT-03)


Requires summer dormancy (D.Kramb, 05-OCT-03)

Native Range:

Israel, Jordan, other countries? (D. Kramb, 26-DEC-03)

Syria (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)

Status in the Wild:


Commercial Availability:


Sources Cited:

Info entered on 14-SEP-04 comes from the SIGNA Checklist of Iris Species. (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)

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