Iris juncea

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Rush iris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Iridaceae
Genus: Iris
Subgenus: Xiphium
Species: I. juncea
Binomial name
Iris juncea

Diaphane stylosa Salisb.
Iris mauritanica Ker Gawl.
Xiphion junceum (Poir.) Parl.

Iris juncea (commonly called the rush iris) is a smooth-bulbed bulbous iris species that grows to a height of between 1 and 2 feet.[1] It was first described by Jean Louis Marie Poiret.[2] Its flowers are light yellow.[3]


  1. ^ William Robinson (2009). Hardy Flowers. Applewood Books. p. 150. ISBN 1429014431. 
  2. ^ "Iris juncea Poir.". Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Retrieved April 24, 2014. 
  3. ^ "New Garden Plants". Kew Bulletin (25-48): 47. 1890.