Iris macrosiphon

Ground Iris

or

Slender-tubed Iris

or

Bowl-tubed Iris

This plant grows on hillsides in oak-madrone woods. It can be found on the slopes arounf Lexington Reservoir, and hidden in the Spanish Broom in the hairpin curves of Montevina Road. It hybridizes with Iris douglasiana and can vary quite a bit in flower color, ranging from white to lavender to yellow.


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