Arctic Iris

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    Arctic Iris @ Rebun island
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    Arctic Iris @ Rebun Island Highmountain botanical garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Arctic Iris
Formal Name
Iris setosa
Alias
Beachhead iris, Arctic Iris
Habitat
Japan, China, North America
Morph
Years of grass

Comment

What is Arctic Iris

With (scientific name:Iris setosa) is a perennial herb of the family iridaceae. From early summer, summer the clumps of high mountain wetlands. Stem upright branching, shoot apical meristems with flowers of purple day be. Looks like petals out of perianth piece 3 is patterned with yellow and purple at the base, and Iris (虎斑). In the flower bloom is short, up to stand up. Calamus (Acorus calamus) and Iris (crisscross pattern)-like Sword-shaped each piece of leaf, but is somewhat broader than those.

Has been in whole leaves extend from the roots and leaves are spread is similar to Scarlet fan. 
Common name: with (檜扇 / Cypress fan IRIS / crisscross pattern), scientific name:Iris setosa, Iris aka:Arctic, Beachhead iris. Category: Plantae Angiosperm just Cotyledons of kidikaxi eyes of Iris Iris, origin: Japan, China, North America plant: 60-80 cm, leaf length: 20-40 cm, width: 1-2 cm, color: purple, flowering late June-August, flower size: 7 ~ 8 cm, outside perianth pieces: 5 cm, in perianth pieces: 1 cm

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Iridaceae
Genus
Iris
Species
I. setosa
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Iris
Leaf type
Sword
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
AlpineMarsh
Color
Violet
Season
JunJulAug
Height
60 ~ 80 [cm]
Diameter
7 ~ 8

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