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Iris marsica

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

Botanical Synonyms:



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

Common Names:

Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB) (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

Chromosome Count:

2n=40 (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

General Description:

Somewhat similar to I. germanica, with sickle-shaped foliage, two branches, and a slightly bitoned violet flower on a 12 to 16 inch stem. (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

12"-16" tall, with violet flowers. (D. Kramb, 29-SEP-04)

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Preferred Habitat:



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

Native Range:

Italy, from the central Appenines east of Rome. (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

Central Italy, Abruzzes National Park (D. Kramb, 29-SEP-04)

Status in the Wild:


Commercial Availability:


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 29-SEP-04 comes from the SIGNA Checklist of Iris Species. (D. Kramb, 29-SEP-04)

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