Slender Blue Iris (Iris prismatica)


Iris Prismatica, or more commonly know as Slender Blue 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 Prismatica or Slender Blue Iris's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Vermont.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Iris
  • Family: Iridaceae
  • Order: Liliales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (I)
  • State T/E Status: MD (E) ME (T) NH (T) NY (T) PA (E) TN (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: MD (slender blue flag) ME (slender blue flag) NH (slender blue flag) NY (slender blue flag) PA (slender blue iris) TN (slender blue flag)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(OBL)

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