Taxon  Report   4359 
Iris purdyi  Eastw.
Purdy's iris
Iris purdyi
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
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Iris purdyi
© 2006 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Iris purdyi
© Robert Potts 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Iris purdyi, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Iris purdyi
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2009 California Academy of Sciences
Genus: Iris
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Iris landsdaleana
PLANTS: Iris macrosiphon var. purdyi
More information about  Iris purdyi
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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2017).

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