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Iris bloudowii

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

Botanical Synonyms:



Aril (D. Kramb, 03-DEC-03)

Regelia, Hexapogon (D. Kramb, 26-DEC-03)

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

Common Names:


Chromosome Count:

2n=22, 26 (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)

General Description:

Has very pretty, dark yellow blossoms. The scape grows to about 4" tall and bears two terminal blossoms. (D. Kramb, 26-DEC-03)

6-14" tall with yellow flowers stained brown. Beards are yellow. (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)

Distinguishing Features:

Leaves are predominantly striped. (D. Kramb, 26-DEC-03)

Preferred Habitat:

Alpine meadows and fields (D. Kramb, 26-DEC-03)



Native Range:

Altai Mountains, Central Asia, East Asia, Mongolia, NW China (D. Kramb, 26-DEC-03)

Siberia, Central Asia, Tien Shan Mtns, northeastern China, Mongolia (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)

Status in the Wild:


Commercial Availability:


Sources Cited:

Info entered by me on 26-DEC-03 comes from the book "Iris" by Fritz Kohlein. (D. Kramb, 26-DEC-03)

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

Additional Comments:

This species was discovered/described in 1830. (D. Kramb, 26-DEC-03)

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