Calflora
Taxon  Report   3916    
Gladiolus italicus  Mill.
Italian gladiolus
Gladiolus italicus
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Gladiolus italicus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Plant Characteristics
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Gladiolus italicus
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Family: IRIDACEAE  
Genus: Gladiolus
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Gladiolus segetum
More information about  Gladiolus italicus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (GLIT)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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