Taxon  Report   4358 
Iris pseudacorus  L.
Horticultural iris,  Paleyellow iris, Water iris
Iris pseudacorus
© 2014 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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Iris pseudacorus
© 2014 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Iris pseudacorus
© 2001 Nick Kurzenko
Iris pseudacorus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Iris pseudacorus
© 2004 Nick Kurzenko
Family: IRIDACEAE  
Genus: Iris
Communities:
agricultural weed, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (IRPS)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 25, 2016).

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