Species Iris Group of North America

What's An Iris? What's SIGNA? Seed Exchange
Publications* Species Database Spec-X IOTM
Upload Info
Upload Photo
Iris flavissima

Botanical Name: Iris flavissima (added by D. Kramb, 14-FEB-04)

Botanical Synonyms:

Iris dahurica Herbert ex Klatt. (Kelly D. Norris, 27-APR-09)


Psammiris (Kelly D. Norris, 27-APR-09)

Common Names:


Chromosome Count:

2n=26, 28 (Kelly D. Norris, 27-APR-09)

General Description:

Dwarf with yellowish flowers (Kelly D. Norris, 27-APR-09)

Distinguishing Features:


Preferred Habitat:

Rocky, well-drained locations. Naturally occurring in dry fields. (Kelly D. Norris, 27-APR-09)



Native Range:

China (Kelly D. Norris, 27-APR-09)

Status in the Wild:


Commercial Availability:


Sources Cited:

Flora of China online (http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=200028168) (Kelly D. Norris, 27-APR-09)

Additional Comments:

Sometimes considered synonymous with I. humilis. (Kelly D. Norris, 27-APR-09)

Where to buy it:

Sorry, but no sources of Iris flavissima have been uploaded yet.

© 1999-2020, SIGNA. Material from this database may be freely used for non-profit purposes, provided that you give proper credit to the original photographer or contributor. For-profit organizations should contact the photographer or contributor directly to request permission. SIGNA may or may not have contact information for those individuals. Number of Species: 433, Number of Photos: 2121

© 2024, SIGNA. For general inquiries about SIGNA please contact Rodney Barton. Please report technical problems to dkramb@gmail.com.
* Some important new updates were added January 2024 indicated by the asterisk in the header. Please check them out!