Iris munzii

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Iris munzii
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Iridaceae
Genus: Iris
Subgenus: Limniris
Series: Californicae
Species: I. munzii
Binomial name
Iris munzii
R. C. Foster

Limniris munzii (R.C.Foster) Rodion.[1]

Iris munzii is a species of iris which is endemic to the Sierra Nevada foothills of Tulare County, California, mostly in the vicinity of the Tule River. It is quite rare in the wild. Its common names include Tulare lavender iris and Munz's iris. Its flowers grow in inflorescences of three to four per stem, and are usually lighter shades of purple and blue with darker veining.


  1. ^ "Iris munzii R.C.Foster is an accepted name". (The Plant List). 23 March 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2015. 

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