Iris verna Linnaeus var. verna . clade: Gattenhofia. Coastal Plain Dwarf Iris, Sandhill Iris. Phen: Mar-May; May-Jun. Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, dry, rocky forests and woodlands. Dist: Se. PA, e. MD, e. VA, e. and c. NC, e., c, and w. SC to e. GA, primarily on the Coastal Plain, but extending into the Piedmont and even rarely the low Mountains.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Syn: = F, FNA26, K1, K3, K4, RAB, Va; = Gattenhofia verna var. verna – Crespo, Martínez-Azorín, & Mavrodiev (2015); < Iris verna – C, G; < Neubeckia verna – S