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Spanish Iris (Iris xiphium)

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Iris Xiphium, or more commonly know as Spanish Iris, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Iris. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Iris Xiphium or Spanish Iris's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Louisiana and Tennessee.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Iris
  • Family: Iridaceae
  • Order: Liliales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I)




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