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Iris pseudacorus
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Iris virginica
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Iris virginica
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Iris virginica
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aleyrodidae  Aleyrodes spiraeoides @ CSCA_TCN (3)
Andrenidae  Andrena crataegi @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Aphididae  Brachycaudus ( @ CSUC_TCN (1)

Dysaphis ( @ AMNH_PBI (9)

Macrosiphum ( @ NCSU (8); AMNH_PBI (15)

Myzus ( @ AMNH_PBI (3)

Sitobion ( @ AMNH_PBI (6)
Apidae  Anthophora urbana @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Bombus melanopygus @ EMEC (2)

Bombus vagans @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Bombus vosnesenskii @ EMEC_JPS__JPS (1)
Coccinellidae  Coccinella septempunctata @ I_LB (3)

Harmonia axyridis @ I_LB (35)

Hippodamia convergens @ I_LB (1)
Derbidae  Paramysidia mississippiensis @ UDCC_NRI (1)
Megachilidae  Megachile melanophaea @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Osmia simillima @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Reduviidae  Zelurus @ AMNH_PBI (1)
_  unknown unknown @ AMNH_PBI (6)

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Iris L.
iris

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General Information
Symbol: IRIS
Group: Monocot
Family: Iridaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : AK   N
CAN   I,N
L48   I,N
SPM   N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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©Thomas G. Barnes. United States, OR, Mary's Peak. Usage Requirements .

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Clarence A. Rechenthin. Provided by USDA NRCS East Texas PMC (ETPMC) . Usage Requirements .

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Washoe Co., garden. May 12, 2009. Usage Requirements .

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Washoe Co., garden. May 12, 2009. Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Liliidae
Order Liliales
Family Iridaceae – Iris family
Genus Iris L. – iris

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 52 species of Iris . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Iris aphylla</i>
L.
Iris aphylla
stool iris Distribution of <i>
Iris bismarckiana</i>
Regel
Iris bismarckiana
Distribution of <i>
Iris bracteata</i>
S. Watson
Iris bracteata
Siskiyou iris Distribution of <i>
Iris brevicaulis</i>
Raf.
Iris brevicaulis
zigzag iris Distribution of <i>
Iris chrysophylla</i>
Howell
Iris chrysophylla
yellowleaf iris Distribution of <i>
Iris cristata</i>
Aiton
Iris cristata
dwarf crested iris Distribution of <i>
Iris delavayi</i>
Micheli
Iris delavayi
long-scape iris Distribution of <i>
Iris douglasiana</i>
Herb.
Iris douglasiana
Douglas iris Distribution of <i>
Iris ensata</i>
Thunb.
Iris ensata
Japanese iris Distribution of <i>
Iris fernaldii</i>
R.C. Foster
Iris fernaldii
Fernald's iris Distribution of <i>
Iris flavescens</i>
Delile
Iris flavescens
lemonyellow iris Distribution of <i>
Iris foetidissima</i>
L.
Iris foetidissima
stinking iris Distribution of <i>
Iris fulva</i>
Ker Gawl.
Iris fulva
copper iris Distribution of <i>
Iris ×fulvala</i>
Dykes [<i>
brevicaulis × fulva</i>
]
Iris ×fulvala [ brevicaulis × fulva ]
iris Distribution of <i>
Iris germanica</i>
L.
Iris germanica
German iris Distribution of <i>
Iris giganticaerulea</i>
Small
Iris giganticaerulea
giant blue iris Distribution of <i>
Iris hartwegii</i>
Baker
Iris hartwegii
rainbow iris Distribution of <i>
Iris hexagona</i>
Walter
Iris hexagona
Dixie iris Distribution of <i>
Iris innominata</i>
L.F. Hend.
Iris innominata
Del Norte County iris Distribution of <i>
Iris lacustris</i>
Nutt.
Iris lacustris
dwarf lake iris Distribution of <i>
Iris laevigata</i>
Fisch. ex Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
Iris laevigata
rabbitear iris Distribution of <i>
Iris lutescens</i>
Lam. [excluded]
Iris lutescens
Crimean iris Distribution of <i>
Iris macrosiphon</i>
Torr.
Iris macrosiphon
bowltube iris Distribution of <i>
Iris missouriensis</i>
Nutt.
Iris missouriensis
Rocky Mountain iris Distribution of <i>
Iris munzii</i>
R.C. Foster
Iris munzii
Munz's iris Distribution of <i>
Iris ×nelsonii</i>
Randolph [<i>
brevicaulis × fulva × hexagona</i>
]
Iris ×nelsonii [ brevicaulis × fulva × hexagona ]
Abbeville iris Distribution of <i>
Iris orientalis</i>
Mill.
Iris orientalis
yellowband iris Distribution of <i>
Iris pallida</i>
Lam.
Iris pallida
sweet iris Distribution of <i>
Iris prismatica</i>
Pursh ex Ker Gawl.
Iris prismatica
slender blue iris Distribution of <i>
Iris pseudacorus</i>
L.
Iris pseudacorus
paleyellow iris Distribution of <i>
Iris pumila</i>
L.
Iris pumila
dwarf iris Distribution of <i>
Iris purdyi</i>
Eastw.
Iris purdyi
Purdy's iris Distribution of <i>
Iris reticulata</i>
M. Bieb.
Iris reticulata
Distribution of <i>
Iris ×robusta</i>
E.S. Anderson [<i>
versicolor × virginica</i>
]
Iris ×robusta [ versicolor × virginica ]
iris Distribution of <i>
Iris ×sancti-cyrii</i>
Rouss. [<i>
setosa × versicolor</i>
]
Iris ×sancti-cyrii [ setosa × versicolor ]
Saint-Cyr iris Distribution of <i>
Iris sanguinea</i>
Hornem.
Iris sanguinea
blood iris Distribution of <i>
Iris setosa</i>
Pall. ex Link
Iris setosa
beachhead iris Distribution of <i>
Iris sibirica</i>
L.
Iris sibirica
Siberian iris Distribution of <i>
Iris spuria</i>
L.
Iris spuria
seashore iris Distribution of <i>
Iris tectorum</i>
Maxim.
Iris tectorum
wall iris Distribution of <i>
Iris tenax</i>
Douglas ex Lindl.
Iris tenax
toughleaf iris Distribution of <i>
Iris tenuis</i>
S. Watson
Iris tenuis
Clackamas iris Distribution of <i>
Iris tenuissima</i>
Dykes
Iris tenuissima
longtube iris Distribution of <i>
Iris thompsonii</i>
R.C. Foster
Iris thompsonii
Thompson's iris Distribution of <i>
Iris tingitana</i>
Boiss. & Reut. [excluded]
Iris tingitana
Morocco iris Distribution of <i>
Iris tridentata</i>
Pursh
Iris tridentata
savannah iris Distribution of <i>
Iris variegata</i>
L.
Iris variegata
Hungarian iris Distribution of <i>
Iris verna</i>
L.
Iris verna
dwarf violet iris Distribution of <i>
Iris versicolor</i>
L.
Iris versicolor
harlequin blueflag Distribution of <i>
Iris ×vinicolor</i>
Small (pro sp.) [excluded] (pro sp.)
Iris ×vinicolor
winecolor iris Distribution of <i>
Iris virginica</i>
L.
Iris virginica
Virginia iris Distribution of <i>
Iris xiphium</i>
L.
Iris xiphium
Spanish iris Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend

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Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Iris sp.%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Wild Iris
ID: 9092 3191 3543 0096 [detail]
Sherry Ballard
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Iris
ID: 8253 3202 4148 0088 [detail]
Sherry Ballard
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Wild Iris
ID: 8253 3202 4144 0131 [detail]
Dr. G Dallas and Margaret Hanna
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
ID: 0024 3291 2007 0018 [detail]
Jo-Ann Ordano
© 2000 California Academy of Sciences

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Iris
ID: 9187 3302 4015 0091 [detail]
Jo-Ann Ordano
© 2000 California Academy of Sciences

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
ID: 0024 3291 2007 0017 [detail]
Jo-Ann Ordano
© 2000 California Academy of Sciences

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Iris
ID: 8253 3202 4148 0089 [detail]
Sherry Ballard
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Wild Iris
ID: 9092 3191 3543 0097 [detail]
Sherry Ballard
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Bearded Iris
ID: 0000 0000 0604 0364 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Bearded Iris
ID: 0000 0000 0604 0365 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Bearded Iris
ID: 0000 0000 0604 0366 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Bearded Iris
ID: 0000 0000 0604 0415 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Bearded Iris
ID: 0000 0000 0604 0424 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Bearded Iris
ID: 0000 0000 0604 0425 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Bearded Iris
ID: 0000 0000 0604 0958 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Hybrid Iris 'quick Step'
ID: 0000 0000 0604 0959 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Hybrid Iris 'quick Step'
ID: 0000 0000 0604 0960 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Hybrid Iris 'quick Step'
ID: 0000 0000 0604 0961 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Hybrid Iris 'giuseppe Verdi'
ID: 0000 0000 0604 0962 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Hybrid Iris 'giuseppe Verdi'
ID: 0000 0000 0604 0963 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Hybrid Iris 'storm Centre'
ID: 0000 0000 0604 0964 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Hybrid Iris 'storm Centre'
ID: 0000 0000 0604 0965 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Hybrid Iris Storm Centre
ID: 0000 0000 0604 0966 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Iris sp.
Iris sp.
Hybrid Iris Storm Centre
ID: 0000 0000 0604 0967 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

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Iris
Iris
Jesse's Song Iris
ID: 6666 6666 0514 0118 [detail]
Gerald and Buff Corsi
© 2014 California Academy of Sciences

Iris
Iris
Joyce Terry Iris
ID: 6666 6666 0514 0119 [detail]
Gerald and Buff Corsi
© 2014 California Academy of Sciences

Iris bicapitata
Iris bicapitata
ID: 0000 0000 0314 0005 [detail]
© 2014 Luigi Rignanese

Iris bicapitata
Iris bicapitata
ID: 0000 0000 0314 0004 [detail]
© 2014 Luigi Rignanese

Iris bicapitata
Iris bicapitata
ID: 0000 0000 0314 0003 [detail]
© 2014 Luigi Rignanese

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
Siskiyou Iris
ID: 6040 1631 1336 0016 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
Siskiyou Iris
ID: 6040 1631 1336 0012 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
Siskiyou Iris
ID: 6040 1631 1336 0015 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
Siskiyou Iris
ID: 6040 1631 1336 0011 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
Siskiyou Iris
ID: 6040 1631 1336 0013 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
Siskiyou Iris
ID: 6040 1631 1336 0014 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
Siskiyou Iris
ID: 0000 0000 0705 0944 [detail]
© 2005 Jerry Murray

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
Siskiyou Iris
ID: 0000 0000 0705 0945 [detail]
© 2005 Jerry Murray

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
Siskiyou Iris
ID: 0000 0000 0705 0946 [detail]
© 2005 Jerry Murray

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
Siskiyou Iris
ID: 0000 0000 0710 0379 [detail]
© 2010 Vernon Smith

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
ID: 0000 0000 0710 1048 [detail]
© 2010 Jean Pawek

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
Siskiyou Iris
ID: 0000 0000 0912 0874 [detail]
© 2012 Aaron Schusteff

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
Siskiyou Iris
ID: 0000 0000 0912 0875 [detail]
© 2012 Aaron Schusteff

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
Siskiyou Iris
ID: 0000 0000 0912 0876 [detail]
© 2012 Aaron Schusteff

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
ID: 0000 0000 1013 1728 [detail]
© 2013 John Doyen

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
Siskiyou Iris
ID: 0000 0000 0515 0680 [detail]
© 2015 Robert Mielke

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
ID: 0000 0000 1115 2032 [detail]
© 2015 John Doyen

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
ID: 0000 0000 1115 2431 [detail]
© 2015 John Doyen

Iris bracteata
Iris bracteata
ID: 0000 0000 1115 2432 [detail]
© 2015 John Doyen

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