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Iris pumila subsp. taurica

Botanical Name: Iris pumila subsp. taurica (added by D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)

Botanical Synonyms:

Iris taurica (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)


Eupogon (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)

Eupogon, MDB (Tom Waters, 18-DEC-10)

Common Names:

2n=32 (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)

Chromosome Count:

Miniature dwarf bearded iris (MDB) (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)

General Description:


Distinguishing Features:

Usually regarded as a synonym of I. pumila, it is distinguished by longer stems than typical for that species (Tom Waters, 18-DEC-10)

Preferred Habitat:




Native Range:

Widespread in former USSR, North Caucasus, Crimea, and Volga regions. (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)

Status in the Wild:


Commercial Availability:


Sources Cited:

Info entered in 30-SEP-04 comes from the SIGNA Checklist of Iris Species. (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)

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