Calflora
Taxon  Report   4359    
Iris purdyi  Eastw.
Purdy's iris
Iris purdyi
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Iris purdyi
© Robert Potts 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Iris purdyi
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2009 California Academy of Sciences
Iris purdyi, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Iris purdyi
© 2006 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Family: IRIDACEAE  
Genus: Iris
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
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
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (IRPU)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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