Iris germanica

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyIridaceae
Family (Traditional)Iridaceae
GenusIris
SpeciesIris germanica L.
Common NameGerman iris
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Equitant; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Sword-like;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Iris germanica Iris x germanica L.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Caldwell (KY), Estill (KY), Fayette (KY), Harlan (KY), Jackson (KY), Lee (KY), Lyon (KY), Madison (KY), Powell (KY), Robertson (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Bedford (TN), Cheatham (TN), Davidson (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Marion (TN), Montgomery (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Smith (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Van Buren (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1977 - 2002

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100089091 Lee Kentucky 28 May 1993 Timothy J. Weckman
277
EKY
Iris germanica
BEREA004649 Madison Kentucky 22 May 1981 David D. Taylor
275
BEREA
Iris germanica
BEREA004647 Madison Kentucky 12 May 1994 Gary W. Libby, C. Tom Bloom, Jerry Baskin, Carol Baskin
OB-795
BEREA
Iris germanica
BEREA004646 Madison Kentucky 11 May 1992 J. Richard Abbott, Ralph L. Thompson
2156
BEREA
Iris germanica
BEREA004652 Rockcastle Kentucky 03 Jun 1997 Ralph L. Thompson, Chris A. Fleming, Amanda N. Allen
AF-3
BEREA
Iris germanica
BEREA004650 Rockcastle Kentucky 12 May 1990 Neal Denton, Ralph L. Thompson, F. Dale Noe, Jr.
1081
BEREA
Iris germanica
TENN-V-0072120 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Iris germanica
TENN-V-0072121 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Iris germanica
UCHT008397 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Iris germanica
UCHT008391 Smith Tennessee
UCHT
Iris germanica
UCHT008392 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Iris germanica
UCHT008396 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Iris germanica
UCHT008393 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Iris germanica
APSC0110191 Warren Kentucky 22 May 1988 Max Medley
APSC
Iris germanica
APSC0038282 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Iris germanica
31234100089109 Madison Kentucky 07 Jun 1994 Gary W. Libby
OB-911
EKY
Iris germanica
31234100089075 Fayette Kentucky 01 Jan 1997 Danny Husband
454
EKY
Iris germanica
31234100089083 Harlan Kentucky 26 May 1994 Bryce D. Fields
805
EKY
Iris germanica
31234100089067 Estill Kentucky 25 May 1988 Richard G. Guetig
622
EKY
Iris germanica
BEREA004648 Madison Kentucky 07 Jun 1994 Gary W. Libby, J. Richard Abbott
OB-911
BEREA
Iris germanica
TENN-V-0072122 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Iris germanica
UCHT008395 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Iris germanica
APSC0038283 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Iris germanica
APSC0038278 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Iris germanica
APSC0102585 Jackson Kentucky
APSC
Iris germanica
APSC0038280 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Iris germanica
APSC0038281 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Iris germanica
APSC0038279 Stewart Tennessee 06 Jun 1977 Edward Chester
APSC
Iris germanica
HTTU027678 Van Buren Tennessee
HTTU
Iris germanica
MTSU002724 Rutherford Tennessee 22 Apr 1992 Todd Adams
39
MTSU
Iris germanica
APSC0102584 Jackson Kentucky
APSC
Iris germanica
HTTU029989 Smith Tennessee
HTTU
Iris germanica
MTSU002735 Davidson Tennessee 15 Apr 1986 Ramona Winters
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002741 Williamson Tennessee 29 Apr 1987 Fred Funte
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002740 Rutherford Tennessee 08 Apr 1986 Jeri Johnson
10
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002738 Rutherford Tennessee 16 Apr 1986 Bill Taylor
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002748 Rutherford Tennessee Benedicta Kurunwuwg
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002749 Davidson Tennessee 19 Apr 1983 Stephany Looney
25
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002737 Davidson Tennessee 15 Apr 1986 Bill Mastalerz
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002722 Robertson Tennessee 19 Apr 1986 Reagan Bristol
42
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002745 Rutherford Tennessee 13 Apr 1995 Carolyn Pinckley
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002719 Davidson Tennessee 21 Apr 1986 Dale Dorman
51
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002750 Rutherford Tennessee 28 Apr 1983 Sandy Belk
38
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002736 Tennessee 24 Apr 1986 Mike Uss
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002739 Rutherford Tennessee 16 Apr 1986 Marilyn Meyer
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002747 Rutherford Tennessee 10 Apr 2000 Joey Simmons
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002746 Bedford Tennessee 01 Apr 2000 Angela Cathey
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002744 Rutherford Tennessee 17 Apr 1994 Karen King
MTSU
Iris germanica
31234100089059 Caldwell Kentucky Richard H. Hannan
3749
EKY
Iris germanica
MTSU002723 Rutherford Tennessee 17 Apr 1999 Sherry Prayter
103
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002720 Rutherford Tennessee 19 Apr 1993 Scott Joslin
86
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002717 Giles Tennessee 24 Mar 1988 David McGavock
8
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU023898 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002742 Rutherford Tennessee 19 Apr 1991 Gerald Tomerlin
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002743 Rutherford Tennessee 26 Apr 1991 Buffy Storm
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002721 Rutherford Tennessee 26 Apr 1998 Stephen Hannah
44
MTSU
Iris germanica
MTSU002718 Cheatham Tennessee 24 Apr 1988 Michael Gupton
38
MTSU
Iris germanica
APSC0115224 Smith Tennessee
APSC
Iris germanica
BEREA004651 Rockcastle Kentucky 03 Jun 1997 Ralph L. Thompson, Chris A. Fleming, Amanda N. Allen
AF-3
BEREA
Iris germanica
31234100089117 Robertson Kentucky 15 May 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
6965
EKY
Iris germanica
31234100089125 Rockcastle Kentucky 12 May 1990 Neal Denton
1081
EKY
Iris germanica
31234100852001 Powell Kentucky 24 Apr 1989 Ross C. Clark
22182
EKY
Iris germanica
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