Iris fulva Ker Gawl.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Iris fulva Ker Gawl.

  • Description

    Species Description - Lvs ensiform from a horizontal rhizome, 0.5–1 m; stem 0.5–1.5 m, surpassing the lvs; fls 7–9 cm wide, copper-color to brown-orange, reddish-brown, or rarely yellow; tep widely spreading, the claw scarcely a fourth the length of the blade; ovary 6-angled; mature fr 4.5–8 cm, indehiscent; 2n=42. Swamps; s. Ill. and Mo. to Ga. and Pa. Apr., May.

  • Common Names