Page author: David Giblin
Iris germanica
bearded iris, German iris

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in lowland western Washington; southwestern British Columbia to California, scattered eastward to eastern North America where widely distributed.

Habitat: Fields, ditches, forest edge, and other disturbed areas where escaping from cultivation at low elevation.

Flowers: April-May

Origin: Introduced from southern Europe

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Iris germanica L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 38. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Iris germanica in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Iris germanica checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Iris germanica atlas page.

CalPhotos: Iris germanica photos.

USDA Plants: Iris germanica information.

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