Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Iris brevicaulis Rafinesque. clade: Phaeiris. Short-stemmed Iris, Lamance Iris, Zigzag Iris. Hab: Swamps, bottomlands, bogs, seeps, marshes. Dist: OH west to KS, south to Panhandle FL and TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA26, G, GW1, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, Tn, Tx, WH3; = Phaeiris brevicaulis – Crespo, Martínez-Azorín, & Mavrodiev (2015); > Iris foliosa – S; > Iris mississippiensis – S

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image of plant© Floyd A. Griffith
image of plant© Floyd A. Griffith