Calflora
Taxon  Report   10018    
Iris tenax  Douglas ex Lindl.
Toughleaf iris
Iris tenax
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Iris tenax
© 2012 Dana York
Iris tenax
© 2012 Dana York
Iris tenax, a monocot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Iris tenax
© 2006 Shawn DeCew
Family: IRIDACEAE  
Genus: Iris
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

 
More information about  Iris tenax
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (IRTE)

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).