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Iris tenax var. tenax
Oregon flag, tough-leaf iris

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to California. Washington to California.

Habitat: Prairies, meadows, open oak and coniferous forests, at low to middle elevations.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Iris tenax Douglas ex Lindl. var. tenax

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Iris tenax Douglas ex Lindl. ssp. klamathensis L.W. Lenz [KZ99]
Iris tenax Douglas ex Lindl. ssp. tenax [KZ99]
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Iris tenax var. tenax checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Iris tenax var. tenax atlas page.

CalPhotos: Iris tenax var. tenax photos.

USDA Plants: Iris tenax var. tenax information.

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