Iris domestica

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyIridaceae
Family (Traditional)Iridaceae
GenusIris
Species:Iris domestica (L.) Goldblatt & Mabb.
Common NameCrested iris
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Region of Origin: Asia; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; 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: Yellow; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Number: 6; Pistil Number: 1; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 3
C value N/A
StatusNot Native
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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
Belamcanda flabellata Belamcanda flabellata
Belamcanda punctata Belamcanda punctata Moench, nom. superfl.

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: Breckinridge (KY), Bullitt (KY), Crittenden (KY), Hardin (KY), Lyon (KY), McCreary (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Cannon (TN), Cheatham (TN), Montgomery (TN), Stewart (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, MEM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1972 - 1978

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0038357 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Iris domestica
APSC0038359 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Iris domestica
APSC0038365 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Iris domestica
APSC0038356 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Iris domestica
MEM012234 Crittenden Kentucky 22 Jul 1976 Raymond Athey
3511
MEM
Iris domestica
MEM018053 Hardin Kentucky 28 Jul 1978 R. Cranfill
1026
MEM
Iris domestica
APSC0073673 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Iris domestica
APSC0068080 Breckinridge Kentucky
APSC
Iris domestica
APSC0038363 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Iris domestica
APSC0038360 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Iris domestica
APSC0038354 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Iris domestica
APSC0038355 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Iris domestica
APSC0038362 Cannon Tennessee
APSC
Iris domestica
APSC0038364 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Iris domestica
APSC0038358 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Iris domestica
APSC0038366 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Iris domestica
APSC0038361 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Iris domestica
MEM012639 McCreary Kentucky 20 Aug 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne Jr.
72H20.3
MEM
Iris domestica
MEM012747 Todd Kentucky 17 Jul 1977 Raymond Athey
3773
MEM
Iris domestica
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Plant Photos

Iris domestica - Ashley B. Morris
Iris domestica - Ashley B. Morris
Iris domestica - Ashley B. Morris
Iris domestica - Ashley B. Morris
Iris domestica - Ashley B. Morris
Iris domestica - Ashley B. Morris
Iris domestica - Ashley B. Morris
Iris domestica - Ashley B. Morris
Iris domestica - Dwayne Estes
Iris domestica - Dwayne Estes
Iris domestica - Dwayne Estes
Iris domestica - Dwayne Estes
Iris domestica - Milo Pyne
Iris domestica - Milo Pyne
Iris domestica - Milo Pyne
Iris domestica - Milo Pyne