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Taxon: Iris virginica L.

 
Genus: Iris
Subgenus: Limniris
Section: Limniris
Family: Iridaceae
Subfamily: Iridoideae
Tribe: Irideae
Nomen number: 402603
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:39. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 24-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (s.w.), Ontario (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania (n.w.), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (e.), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska (e.), Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3428), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, District of Columbia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce
  3. Britton, N. L. & A. Brown. 1952. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British possessions, ed. 3.
  4. Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1984. Herbaceous plants of Maryland
  5. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey. 1992. Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist
  6. Clewell, A. F. 1985. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle
  7. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1975. Aquatic and wetland plants of southwestern United States, 2 vols.
  8. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  9. Crow, G. E. & C. B. Hellquist. 2000. Aquatic and wetland plants of northeastern North America, 2 vols.
  10. Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  11. Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  12. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage Note: = Iris versicolor
  13. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  14. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  15. Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten. 1979-1981. Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol.
  16. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  17. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  18. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  19. Mathew, B. 1981. The Iris. 105.
  20. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  21. Mohlenbrock, R. H. & D. M. Ladd. 1978. Distribution of Illinois vascular plants
  22. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967-. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  23. Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas
  24. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  25. Rhoads, A. F. & T. A. Block. 2000. The plants of Pennsylvannia. An illustrated manual
  26. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  27. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  28. Thomas, R. D. & C. M. Allen. 1993-. Atlas of the vascular flora of Louisiana.
  29. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  30. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  31. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Iridaceae&GenusID=Iris&SpeciesID=virginica target='_blank'
  32. Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida

Check other web resources for Iris virginica L. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=402603. Accessed 19 July 2019.