Iris flavescens

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Iris flavescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Iridaceae
Subfamily: Iridoideae
Tribe: Irideae
Genus: Iris
Subgenus: Iris
Section: Iris
Species: I. flavescens
Binomial name
Iris flavescens

Iris flavescens, also known as the lemonyellow iris,[1] is a species of Iris that has distichous leaves and pale yellow flowers.[2] It is similar in appearance to Iris sambucina, although with flowers that are more faded in colour.[3] It can be found in Pennsylvania, United States.[4]

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  1. ^ "Iris flavescens". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  2. ^ Robert Sweet (1831). The British Flower Garden: Coloured Figures & Descriptions of the Most Ornamental & Curious Hardy Herbaceous Plants. J. Ridgway. p. 56. 
  3. ^ John Bellenden Ker Gawler (1816). "A Systematic View of the Plants Contained in the "Liliacée par J.P. Redouté"". Quarterly Journal of Science. John Murray: 173. 
  4. ^ Ann Fowler Rhoads; William M. Klein (1993). The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas. 207. American Philosophical Society. p. 566. ISBN 0871692074.