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Iris glaucescens

Botanical Name: Iris glaucescens (added by D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

Botanical Synonyms:

Iris scariosa (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)


Eupogon (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

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General Description:

Similar in height to Iris scariosa, with purple or violet flowers. (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

Flowers bloom on stalks 4"-7" high in shades of blue-violet. (D. Kramb, 20-SEP-04)

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Preferred Habitat:

Crushed rocks or sometimes sands (Yuri Pirogov, 18-MAR-08)


Zone 2-3, requires hot summer and dry winter (Yuri Pirogov, 18-MAR-08)

Native Range:

North of the Aral Sea and east to Lake Balkash. (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

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Sources Cited:

Info entered on 05-SEP-04 comes from the fall 1998 SIGNA bulletin #61, page 3149. (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

Info entered on 20-SEP-04 comes from the SIGNA Checklist of Iris Species. (D. Kramb, 20-SEP-04)

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