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Iris carthaliniae Fomin
Iris spuria is a species of the genus Iris, part of a subgenus series known as Limniris. The slender and elongated leaves surround a purple flower. It is a beardless form, sometimes known as the Blue Iris. The subspecies Iris spuria ssp. maritima is called Seashore Iris. Other subspecies include I. s. ssp. carthaliniae and I. s. ssp. sogdiana, treated as distinct species in other works.
The species is widely cultivated and hybridized for use in the garden. It is found in Europe, Asia and Africa. It was first described in 1753 by Linnaeus, who described it in the Species Plantarum as being German.
- "Taxon: Iris spuria L.". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). USDA. Retrieved 2007-07-30. "Common names: blue iris"
- "Spuria Iris Society ,". , a section of the. Retrieved 2007-07-29. "a section of the American Iris Society, was organized in 1952."
- "Iris spuria". The Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project. Natural History Museum. Retrieved 2007-07-29. "Habitat in Germaniae pratis."
- "Iris spuria L.". Linnean herbarium (S-LINN). Swedish Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 2007-07-29. "Habitat in Germaniae pratis."
- "Iris spuria". Plant Name Details. IPNI. Retrieved 2007-07-29.
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