Iris verna L. - Dwarf Iris, Spring Iris
Family - Iridaceae
Stems - No info yet.
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Flowering - April - May.
Habitat - Cultivated, rarely escaped to open grassy areas.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This attractive little species is rare in the wilds Missouri and is much more common in states to the southeast. It is fairly common in cultivation. In Missouri, the plant is only known to be growing wild at the Reis Biological Station of St. Louis University. The plants there have spread from an earlier planting.
Photographs taken off Lee Rd 54, Lee County, AL., 3-23-06.