Taxon  Report   4362 
Iris tenuissima  Dykes  ssp. purdyiformis  (R. Foster) L. Lenz
Longtube iris,  Purdy's iris, Slender iris, Slender tubed iris
Iris tenuissima ssp. purdyiformis
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Iris tenuissima ssp. purdyiformis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Iris tenuissima ssp. purdyiformis
© 2015 Susan McDougall
Genus: Iris
Parent Record Iris tenuissima
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.5 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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PLANTS: Iris tenuissima var. purdyiformis
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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 15, 2017).

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