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Iris uniflora

Botanical Name: Iris uniflora (added by Ken Walker, 03-JUN-07)


Botanical Synonyms:

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Classification:

Series Ruthenicae (Ken Walker, 03-JUN-07)


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Chromosome Count:

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General Description:

Small beardless iris with thin grass-like leaves. Flowers purple with white striped signal, occationally all white. (Ken Walker, 03-JUN-07)


Distinguishing Features:

Series distinguished from other beardless iris by small rounded un-ribbed capsule and seeds with fleshy appendage. Species distinguised from I. ruthenica by thick resilient bracts that remain green untils seeds mature. (Ken Walker, 03-JUN-07)


Preferred Habitat:

Grassland (Ken Walker, 03-JUN-07)


Hardiness:

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Native Range:

Eastern Siberia, inner Mongolia, NE China, Korea (Ken Walker, 03-JUN-07)


Status in the Wild:

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Commercial Availability:

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Sources Cited:

BIS Species Guide, "Iris" by Köhlein, "Iris of China" Waddick & Yu-tang, "The Iris" by Mathew (Ken Walker, 03-JUN-07)


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