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Iris bracteata (Siskiyou iris)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Iris bracteata

Iris bracteata S. Watson

Siskiyou iris

Iridaceae (Iris Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: irbr

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A member of the iris family (family Iridaceae) which consists of herbs growing from rhizomes, bulbs, or corms, with narrow basal leaves and showy clusters at the tips of long stalks. There are about 60 genera and 1,500 species, distributed in temperate and tropical regions. Among them, Iris, Freesia, Gladiolus, Bugle Lily, and Montbretia are popular ornamentals. Saffron dye is obtained from Crocus, and essence of violets, used in perfumes, is extracted from the rhizomes of Iris.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Purple , Brown
Bloom Time: May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Cream to golden-yellow flowers, marked with reddish-brown lines.

Distribution

USA: CA , OR

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

Oregon Native Plant Nursery - Woodburn, OR

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

USDA: Find Iris bracteata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Iris bracteata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Iris bracteata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2009-02-13
Research By: TWC Staff

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