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Iris biglumis

Botanical Name: Iris biglumis (added by D. Kramb, 30-NOV-03)

Botanical Synonyms:

Iris lactea (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)

Iris lactea (Michael Chernousov, 19-MAR-13)


Eremiris - Haloiris Doronkin (Michael Chernousov, 19-MAR-13)

Common Names:


Chromosome Count:

2n=40 (Michael Chernousov, 19-MAR-13)

General Description:

See the entry for Iris lactea (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)

Average height with peduncles of different lengths (Michael Chernousov, 19-MAR-13)

Distinguishing Features:

Lower leaf flowerstalk (Michael Chernousov, 19-MAR-13)

Preferred Habitat:

Open locations (Michael Chernousov, 19-MAR-13)


Zone 1-10, reguires not very damp places (Michael Chernousov, 19-MAR-13)

Native Range:

Russia (Siberia), China and Mongolia. (Michael Chernousov, 19-MAR-13)

Status in the Wild:

Unknown (Michael Chernousov, 19-MAR-13)

Commercial Availability:

Rare (Michael Chernousov, 19-MAR-13)

Sources Cited:

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

Additional Comments:

This species is now considered to be a synonym for Iris lactea. (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)

Photo taken in Russia (Khakassia) (Michael Chernousov, 19-MAR-13)

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