Iris prismatica

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyIridaceae
Family (Traditional)Iridaceae
GenusIris
Species:Iris prismatica Pursh ex Ker Gawl.
Common NameSlender Blue Iris
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: BE; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Mudflat; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: equitant; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: sword-like; Leaf Venation: parallel; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Purple; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Pistil Number: 1; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 3
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[S2S3] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
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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

No synonyms exist for this species.

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: Carter (KY), Coffee (TN), Gibson (TN), Putnam (TN), Warren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, HTTU, TENN, UCHT, UTM, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1985 - 2010

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0210077 Coffee Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Iris prismatica
APSC0091244 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Iris prismatica
APSC0087429 Coffee Tennessee 29 May 1985 Max Medley
APSC
Iris prismatica
UTM00209 Gibson Tennessee
UTM
Iris prismatica
BRIT168676 Tennessee
VDB
Iris prismatica
TENN-V-0072126 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Iris prismatica
TENN-V-0072125 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Iris prismatica
TENN-V-0072123 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Iris prismatica
APSC0087431 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Iris prismatica
APSC0099608 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Iris prismatica
BRIT168675 Tennessee
VDB
Iris prismatica
BRIT168673 Tennessee
VDB
Iris prismatica
TENN-V-0072245 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Iris prismatica
APSC0064922 Coffee Tennessee 12 May 2010 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Iris prismatica
APSC0083292 Warren Tennessee 29 May 1985 Max Medley
APSC
Iris prismatica
BRIT168674 Tennessee
VDB
Iris prismatica
TENN-V-0072124 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Iris prismatica
UCHT008275 Coffee Tennessee
UCHT
Iris prismatica
APSC0087430 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Iris prismatica
APSC0082779 Coffee Tennessee 29 May 1985 Max Medley
APSC
Iris prismatica
APSC0091243 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Iris prismatica
HTTU017554 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Iris prismatica
BRIT168678 Tennessee
VDB
Iris prismatica
BRIT168677 Tennessee
VDB
Iris prismatica
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