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Taxon: Iris missouriensis Nutt.

Genus: Iris subgenus: Limniris section: Limniris
Family: Iridaceae subfamily: Iridoideae tribe: Irideae.
Nomen number: 20363
Place of publication: J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 7:58. 1834
Name verified on: 08-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • Missouri flag   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • Rocky Mountain iris   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • western blue flag   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • western iris   (Source: Intermt F ) – English
  • Missouri-Schwertlilie   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • indianiris   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta [s.w.]
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Nebraska [w.], South Dakota [s.]
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Coahuila

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. 1994. The vascular plants of British Colombia.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  • Mathew, B. 1981. The Iris. 102.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Moss, E. H. & J. G. Packer. 1983. Flora of Alberta, ed. 2.
  • Randall, R. P. 2002. A global compendium of weeds.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
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Check other web resources for Iris missouriensis Nutt.:


Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?20363 (22 December 2014)

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