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Iris stenophylla

Botanical Name: Iris stenophylla (added by J. McGary, 28-APR-04)


Botanical Synonyms:

I. tauri Siehe, I. heldreichii Siehe (J. McGary, 28-APR-04)


Classification:

Scorpiris (J. McGary, 28-APR-04)


Common Names:

N/A


Chromosome Count:

N/A


General Description:

3" (7.5 cm) tall, violet flowers (J. McGary, 28-APR-04)


Distinguishing Features:

Summer dormant, flowers very early (J. McGary, 28-APR-04)


Preferred Habitat:

Rocky slopes, alpine meadows near snow (J. McGary, 28-APR-04)


Hardiness:

Probably Zone 5-8 (J. McGary, 28-APR-04)


Native Range:

Cilician Taurus Mts, southern Turkey (J. McGary, 28-APR-04)


Status in the Wild:

N/A


Commercial Availability:

Rare; seed sometimes available from Archbalds at jjaseeds.com (J. McGary, 28-APR-04)


Sources Cited:

Mathew 1981 (J. McGary, 28-APR-04)


Additional Comments:

Plant shown grown from seed. (J. McGary, 28-APR-04)

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