Taxon  Report   4355 
Iris macrosiphon  Torrey
Bowltube iris,  Ground iris, Long tubed iris
Iris macrosiphon
© 2005 Doreen L. Smith
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Iris macrosiphon
© 2015 Barry Rice
Iris macrosiphon
© and Buff Corsi 2009 California Academy of Sciences
Iris macrosiphon, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Iris macrosiphon
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2009 California Academy of Sciences
Genus: Iris
Foothill Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.1 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Iris amabilis
PLANTS: Iris californica
More information about  Iris macrosiphon
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Mar 23, 2018).

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