Species Iris Group of North America

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Thanks to everyone who has contributed to this database since it was launched in 1999. Special thanks go to Rodney Barton whose North American Native Iris website was the inspiration for this project.

We have over 1,800 photos of 400 species, with more added every month. You can submit your own! And we hope you will, especially if you have photos of unusual species. Add a new species here →


Recent updates to the database: [view all history]

    21 August, 2021 - Anonymous added some new information for photograph #3 for Iris potaninii.
    21 August, 2021 - added some new information for photograph # for .
    21 August, 2021 - Anonymous added some new information for photograph #2 for Iris mandshurica.
    02 November, 2020 - New photo #4 added for Iris juncea from Pat Toolan. -
    05 May, 2020 - New photo #12 added for Iris tenuifolia from Yuriy Danilevsky. -
    04 May, 2020 - Yuriy Danilevsky added a new species entry for Iris tenuifolia.
    14 August, 2019 - fermi de Sousa added a new species entry for Moraea marlothii.10 February, 2020 - Ken Walker added some new information for photograph #4 for Iris zagrica.

Alophia drummondii
Alophia silvestris
Alophia veracruzana
Anomatheca grandiflora
Anomatheca laxa
Anomatheca viridis
Aristea ecklonii
Babiana odorata
Babiana pygmaea
Babiana ringens
Babiana scariosa
Babiana spathacea
Babiana virginea
Belamcanda chinensis
Bobartia gladiata
Calydorea alba
Calydorea amabilis
Calydorea coelestina
Calydorea xiphioides
Cypella coelestis
Cypella herbertii
Cypella peruviana
Dietes grandiflora
Dietes vegeta
Diplarrhena latifolia
Ennealophus euryandrus
Farraria wilwitschii
Ferraria crispa
Freesia marginata
Gelasine elongata
Gladiolus alatus
Gladiolus cardinalis
Gladiolus communis
Gladiolus dalenii
Gladiolus italicus
Gladiolus liliaceus
Gladiolus murielae
Gladiolus orchidiflorus
Gladiolus saundersii
Gladiolus scullyi
Gladiolus splendens
Gladiolus watermeyeri
Hermodactylus tuberosus
Hesperantha bachmannii
Hesperantha coccinea
Hesperantha cucullata
Hesperantha humilis
Hesperantha oligantha
Hesperantha pauciflora
Hesperantha vaginata
Hesperoxiphion herrerae
Iridodyctium kopetdagense
Iris acutiloba
Iris adriatica
Iris afghanica
Iris aitchisonii
Iris albertii
Iris albicans
Iris albomarginata
Iris alexeenkoi
Iris anguifuga
Iris antilibanotica
Iris aphylla
Iris assadiana
Iris atrofusca
Iris atropurpurea
Iris attica
Iris aucheri
Iris auranitica
Iris babadagica
Iris bakeriana
Iris baldshuanica
Iris barbatula
Iris barnumae
Iris bicapitata
Iris biglumis
Iris bismarckiana
Iris bloudowii
Iris boissieri
Iris bostrensis
Iris bracteata
Iris brevicaulis
Iris bucharica
Iris bulleyana
Iris bungei
Iris calabra
Iris camillae
Iris capnoides
Iris caucasica
Iris caucasica turcica
Iris cedretii
Iris celikii
Iris chrysographes
Iris chrysophylla
Iris clarkei
Iris clausii
Iris collettii
Iris confusa
Iris cretensis
Iris cristata
Iris croatica
Iris crocea
Iris curvifolia
Iris cycloglossa
Iris cypriana
Iris daliensis
Iris damascena
Iris danfordiae
Iris darwasica
Iris decora
Iris delavayi
Iris dichotoma
Iris dolichosiphon subsp. dolichosiphon
Iris domestica
Iris douglasiana
Iris dykesii
Iris edomensis
Iris elegantissima
Iris ensata
Iris falcifolia
Iris fernaldii
Iris filifolia subsp. filifolia
Iris flavissima
Iris foetidissima
Iris forrestii
Iris fosteriana
Iris fulva
Iris furcata
Iris galatica
Iris gatesii
Iris germanica
Iris giganticaerulea
Iris glaucescens
Iris goniocarpa
Iris gracilipes
Iris graeberiana
Iris graminea
Iris graminea var. achtaroffii
Iris graminea var. pseudocyperus
Iris grant duffii
Iris grossheimi
Iris hartwegii
Iris hartwegii susbp. australis
Iris hartwegii subsp. columbiana
Iris hartwegii subsp. pinetorum
Iris haynei
Iris henryi
Iris hermona
Iris hexagona
Iris hexagona var. hexagona
Iris heylandiana
Iris hippolyti
Iris histrio
Iris histrio subsp. aintabensis
Iris histrio subsp. histrio
Iris histrioides
Iris histrioides var. sophensis
Iris hollandica
Iris hoogiana
Iris hookeri
Iris hookeriana
Iris humilis
Iris hymenospatha subsp. leptoneura
Iris iberica
Iris iberica subsp. elegantissima
Iris iberica subsp. lycotis
Iris illyrica
Iris imbricata
Iris innominata
Iris ivanovae
Iris japonica
Iris jordana
Iris juncea
Iris junonia
Iris kaempferi
Iris kashmiriana
Iris kemaonensis
Iris kerneriana
Iris kirkwoodiae
Iris kirkwoodiae spp. calcarea
Iris kolpakowskiana
Iris kopetdagense
Iris kopetdagensis
Iris koreana
Iris korolkowii
Iris kuschakewiczii
Iris lactea
Iris lactea var. chinensis
Iris lactea var. chrysantha
Iris lacustris
Iris laevigata
Iris latifolia
Iris latistyla
Iris lazica
Iris leptorhiza
Iris lineata
Iris linifolia
Iris longipetala
Iris longiscapa
Iris lortetii
Iris lortetii subsp. samariae
Iris lortetii var. lortetii
Iris ludwigii
Iris lusitanica
Iris lutescens
Iris maackii
Iris macrosiphon
Iris magnifica
Iris mandshurica
Iris maracandica
Iris mariae
Iris marsica
Iris meda
Iris medwedewii
Iris mesopotamica
Iris microglossa
Iris milesii
Iris minutoaurea
Iris missouriensis
Iris munzii
Iris mzchetica
Iris narbutii
Iris narcissiflora
Iris narynensis
Iris nazarena
Iris nectarifera subsp. nectarifera
Iris nelsonii
Iris nezahatiae
Iris nicolai
Iris nigricans
Iris nusariensis
Iris odaesanensis
Iris orchioides
Iris orientalis
Iris orjenii
Iris palestina
Iris pallida
Iris pallida subsp. cengialtii
Iris pamphylica
Iris paradoxa
Iris paradoxa f. choschab
Iris parvula
Iris perrieri
Iris persica
Iris petrana
Iris planifolia
Iris postii
Iris potaninii
Iris potaninii var. ionantha
Iris prismatica
Iris prismatica var. austrina
Iris pseudacorus
Iris pseudacorus hybrids
Iris pseudacorus var. bastardii
Iris pseudacorus var. mandschurica
Iris pseudocapnoides
Iris pseudocaucasica
Iris pseudopumila
Iris pumila
Iris pumila subsp. taurica
Iris purdyi
Iris purpureobractea
Iris regis uzziae
Iris reichenbachii
Iris relicta
Iris reticulata
Iris revoluta
Iris rosenbachiana
Iris rossii
Iris ruthenica
Iris ruthenica var. brevituba
Iris ruthenica var. nana
Iris rutherfordii
Iris sabina
Iris sambucina
Iris sanguinea
Iris sari
Iris scariosa
Iris schachtii
Iris serotina
Iris setina
Iris setosa
Iris setosa var. canadensis
Iris setosa var. hondoensis
Iris setosa var. interior
Iris setosa var. nasuensis
Iris sibirica
Iris sicula
Iris sikkimensis
Iris sintenisii
Iris sintenisii subsp. brandzae
Iris sofarana subsp. kasruwana
Iris songarica
Iris speculatrix
Iris sprengeri
Iris spuria
Iris spuria sogdiana
Iris spuria subsp. carthaliniae
Iris spuria subsp. demetrii
Iris spuria subsp. halophila
Iris spuria subsp. maritima
Iris spuria subsp. monnieri
Iris spuria subsp. musulmanica
Iris spuria subsp. spuria
Iris staintonii
Iris stenophylla subsp. stenophylla
Iris stenophylla var. alisonii
Iris stocksii
Iris stolonifera
Iris suaveolens
Iris subbiflora
Iris subbiflora var. lisbonensis
Iris subdecolorata
Iris susiana
Iris svetlanae
Iris swensoniana
Iris tadshikorum
Iris taochia
Iris tectorum
Iris tenax
Iris tenax subsp. klamathensis
Iris tenax var. gormanii
Iris tenuifolia
Iris tenuis
Iris tenuissima
Iris tigridia
Iris timofejewii
Iris tingitana
Iris tridentata
Iris tubergeniana
Iris tuberosa
Iris typhifolia
Iris unguicularis
Iris uniflora
Iris urmiensis
Iris urumovii
Iris variegata
Iris variegata var. pontica
Iris variegata var. reginae
Iris vartanii
Iris ventricosa
Iris verna
Iris verna var. smalliana
Iris versicolor
Iris vicaria
Iris virginica
Iris virginica var. shrevei
Iris warleyensis
Iris wattii
Iris westii
Iris willmottiana
Iris wilsonii
Iris winogradowii
Iris x fulvala
Iris x hollandica
Iris x koenigii
Iris x neumayeri
Iris x norrisii
Iris x noti
Iris x robusta
Iris x thompsonii
Iris x vinicolor
Iris xanthospuria
Iris xiphium
Iris zagrica
Iris zaprjagajewii
Iris zenaidae
Isophysis tasmanica
Ixia rouxii
Lapeirousia oreogena
Libertia caerulescens
Moraea aristata
Moraea atropunctata
Moraea bellendenii
Moraea bipartita
Moraea comptonii
Moraea debilis
Moraea fergusoniae
Moraea fugax
Moraea gracilenta
Moraea herrei
Moraea huttonii
Moraea lewisiae
Moraea loubseri
Moraea lurida
Moraea macronyx
Moraea marlothii
Moraea polyanthos
Moraea polystachya
Moraea pritzeliana
Moraea ramosissima
Moraea reflexa
Moraea sisyrinchium
Moraea spathulata
Moraea tricuspidata
Moraea tripetala
Moraea vegeta
Moraea villosa
Nemastylis floridana
Nemastylis geminiflora
Nemastylis nuttallii
Nemastylis tenuis
Neomarica caerulea
Neomarica candida
Neomarica fluminensis
Neomarica gracilis
Neomarica longifolia
Neomarica northiana
Orthrosanthus chimboracensis
Pardancanda x norrisii
Pardanthopsis dichotoma
Rigidella orthantha
Romulea tempskyana
Schizostylis coccinea
Sisyrinchium albidum
Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
Sisyrinchium campestre
Sisyrinchium exile
Sisyrinchium montanum
Sisyrinchium mucronatum
Sisyrinchium palmifolium
Sisyrinchium rosulatum
Sisyrinchium striatum
Solenomelus pedunculatus
Sparaxis elegans
Tigridia amatlanensis
Tigridia durangense
Tigridia pavonia
Tigridia suarezii
Tigridia vanhouttei
Trimezia martinicensis

© 1999-2020, SIGNA. Material from this database may be freely used for non-profit purposes, provided that you give proper credit to the original photographer or contributor. For-profit organizations should contact the photographer or contributor directly to request permission. SIGNA may or may not have contact information for those individuals. Number of Species: 433, Number of Photos: 2121

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* Some important new updates were added January 2024 indicated by the asterisk in the header. Please check them out!