Taxon  Report   8604    
Iris foetidissima  L.
Stinking iris
Iris foetidissima
© 2015 Robert Sikora
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Iris foetidissima
© Jo-Ann Ordano 2000 California Academy of Sciences
Iris foetidissima
© 2010 Phil Pullen
Iris foetidissima, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Iris foetidissima
© 2015 Robert Sikora
Genus: Iris
Communities: escaped cultivar


Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Iris foetida
More information about  Iris foetidissima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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