Iris brevicaulis Raf.
Iris brevipes Small
Iris foliosa Mack. & Bush
Iris foliosa Mack. & Bush var. boonensis Daniels
Iris mississippiensis Alexander
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Subclass||Liliidae||Includes lilies, orchids, and many others|
|Order||Asparagales||A diverse group that includes asparagus|
|Family||Iridaceae||Iris family—perennial plants that grow from bulbs—also includes crocuses, gladiolas, and the genus Moraea|
|Genus||Iris||Latin for “iris”|
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Iris brevicaulis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.
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6/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 16 × 24" (41 × 62 cm)
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