Taxon  Report   4354 
Iris longipetala  Herbert
Central coast iris,  Coast iris
Iris longipetala
© 2014 Aaron Schusteff
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Iris longipetala
© 2014 Aaron Schusteff
Iris longipetala
© 2015 John Doyen
Iris longipetala, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Iris longipetala
© 2009 Vernon Smith
Family: IRIDACEAE  
Genus: Iris
Communities:
Coastal Prairie, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + JM93
 
More information about  Iris longipetala
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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website references from Google

Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (IRMI)

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

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: Apr 30, 2016).

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