Iris brevicaulis Rafinesque (Short stemmed iris)

_Photo by Mark Bulger.
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Probable I. brevicaulis from Texas.  Additional photos in habitat.
Lavender form (Click photo for a larger view.)

I. brevicaulis 'Trail of Tears'.

Photo showing "zig-zag" stalk.
Photo by RAB

Habitat: Damp meadows and ditches.

Bloom: Early to mid May in Zone 7/8. Latest of the No. Am. natives except for I. tridentata.

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Green indicates presence of I. brevicaulis within the state or province.


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