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Iris typhifolia

Botanical Name: Iris typhifolia (added by D. Kramb, 28-MAR-05)

Botanical Synonyms:



Siberian (D. Kramb, 28-MAR-05)

Series Sibericae (Ulf Eliasson, 04-JAN-06)

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Chromosome Count:

2n=28 (Ulf Eliasson, 04-JAN-06)

General Description:

24-30" (60-75 cm). Deep blue-violet, brown at the hafts. (Ulf Eliasson, 04-JAN-06)

Distinguishing Features:

Leaves narrowly linear, c. 2 mm wide; spathes membranous, no obvious parallel veins. (Ulf Eliasson, 04-JAN-06)

Preferred Habitat:

Damp areas near lakes. (Ulf Eliasson, 04-JAN-06)



Native Range:

China (D. Kramb, 28-MAR-05)

China (W Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Mongol). (Ulf Eliasson, 04-JAN-06)

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Where to buy it:

Chapman Iris

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