Taxon  Report   4354    
Iris longipetala  Herb.
Central coast iris,  Coast iris
Iris longipetala
© 2018 Gaia Leo
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Iris longipetala
© 2014 Aaron Schusteff
Iris longipetala
© 2015 John Doyen
Iris longipetala, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Iris longipetala
© 2014 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Iris
Communities: Coastal Prairie, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian


Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

More information about  Iris longipetala
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


Search the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).