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Irises - Photo (c) Bob Gutowski, some rights reserved (CC BY)
kueda's ID: Irises (Genus Iris)
Posted by kueda about 5 years ago (Flag)
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These red fruited members of the iris family are not native to my knowledge. They are frequent in Huddart Park. They are much more prolific than the native iris. I will try to find the botanic name.

Posted by bob-dodge about 5 years ago (Flag)
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Thanks! let me know if it would be useful to obtain additional photographs either now or later in the season.

Posted by skoretz about 5 years ago (Flag)
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Coral Iris has been seen at JRBP in the past. Could this be it?

Posted by skoretz about 5 years ago (Flag)
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Stinking Iris - Photo (c) Malcolm Storey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
bob-dodge's ID: Stinking Iris (Iris foetidissima)
Posted by bob-dodge about 5 years ago (Flag)
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Let us try Iris foetidissima. I have seen it at Jasper Ridge. For me the key is the larger leaves and, in the late fall and winter, the prominent red berries. I last saw a plant at the cement crossing of the creek; left side in the willows as you approach the water.

Posted by bob-dodge about 5 years ago (Flag)
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well, this one was down near where the muskrat was found.

Posted by skoretz about 5 years ago (Flag)
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Iris foetidissima is native to Northern Africa and Southeastern Europe. Imported and escaped. I have several in my garden that I try to control by destroying the numerous seeds produced each year.

Posted by bob-dodge about 5 years ago (Flag)
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Stinking Iris - Photo (c) Malcolm Storey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tiggrx's ID: Stinking Iris (Iris foetidissima)
Posted by tiggrx about 5 years ago (Flag)
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Stinking Iris - Photo (c) Malcolm Storey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
skoretz's ID: Stinking Iris (Iris foetidissima)
Posted by skoretz about 5 years ago (Flag)
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Irises - Photo (c) Bob Gutowski, some rights reserved (CC BY)
kueda's ID: Irises (Genus Iris)
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