Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01896 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Iris germanica L.
Common name   German iris
J.G. Harris   1919  
Coll. Date 26 May 1988 
United States
Utah County
Locality Spring Lake, ca. 0.4 km due SE of the lake.
     Elev.: 4799 ft. (1463 m.)
Habitat Notes pasture. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 39° 59'  57" N, 111° 44'  31" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Iris germanica L.

Common Name(s): German iris, orris.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=43207, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Iridaceae
                                    Genus: Iris
                                        Species: Iris germanica


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01896s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01818s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01838 Allium schoenoprasum      "wild chives" same section
01835 Capsella bursa-pastoris      "shepherd's purse" same section
01833 Cardaria draba  var. draba   "whitetop" same section
01836 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" same section
01834 Descurainia sophia      "flix weed" same section
01840 Geranium sanguineum      "bloody geranium" same section
01839 Spiraea x vanhouttei  hybrid [cantoniensis x trilobata]  same section
01837 Symphytum officinale      "common comfrey" same section
06662 Tragopogon porrifolius      "salsify" 510 ft. SE
06567 Tribulus terrestris      "puncturevine" 510 ft. SE
01841 Vinca major      "big-leaf periwinkle" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Crooked Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 969 ft. SE   Payson Lakes 
Spring Lake (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1404 ft. NW 4731  Spanish Fork 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1461 ft. W 4734  Spanish Fork 
Picayune Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1899 ft. E   Payson Lakes 
Spring Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 2553 ft. N 4718  Spanish Fork 
Nelson Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 2595 ft. E 5043  Spanish Fork 
Golden Relief Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. S 5745  Payson Lakes 
Mollies Nipple (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. E 6132  Spanish Fork 
Syndicate Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. S 7159  Payson Lakes 
Holladay Springs (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 4695  West Mountain 
Payson High School (School) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 4784  Spanish Fork 
Payson Junior High School (School) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 4764  Spanish Fork 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N 4652  Spanish Fork 
Payson Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NE   Payson Lakes 
Walker Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N 4790  Spanish Fork 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N 4662  Spanish Fork 
L and J RV Park (Park) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N 4767  Spanish Fork 
Little Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 5312  Spanish Fork 
San Andres Catholic Church (Church) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. N 4741  Spanish Fork 
Peteetneet Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Payson Lakes 


Taxon Links for species Iris germanica  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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