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Recent observations

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Douglas Iris Iris douglasiana

Observer

james3

Date

April 15, 2014

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Douglas iris Iris douglasiana

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wildmarin

Date

April 12, 2014 02:04 PM PDT

Description

just a couple of many color variants we observed in the area; ranging from deep purple to bluish white to pale yellow

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Douglas iris Iris douglasiana

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soundwave970

Date

April 5, 2014 01:04 PM PDT

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Douglas iris Iris douglasiana

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barbarab

Date

April 13, 2014

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Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

April 13, 2014

Description

This iris was seen in bloom in the understory of the Bishop pine forest in a sunny partial clearing. The plant exhibited three flowers and stood at 28 cm, both elements being diagnostic of the Douglas iris.

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Douglas Iris Iris douglasiana

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dpom

Date

April 12, 2014

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Douglas iris Iris douglasiana

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robberfly

Date

April 12, 2014 09:13 AM PDT

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Douglas iris Iris douglasiana

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metsa

Date

April 10, 2014 04:23 PM PDT

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Douglas iris Iris douglasiana

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gabbyp

Date

April 6, 2014 10:40 AM PDT

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evelynch

Date

April 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

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Douglas Iris Iris douglasiana

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james3

Date

April 6, 2014

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Douglas iris Iris douglasiana

Observer

paloma

Date

April 6, 2014 10:00 AM PDT

Description

purple sepals with whitish central spot

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Description from Wikipedia

Iris douglasiana (Douglas iris, syn. I. beechiana, I. watsonia) is a common wildflower of the coastal regions of Northern and Central California and southern Oregon in the USA. The Douglas Iris was first described by 19th century botanist David Douglas in Monterey, California. It grows mainly at lower elevations, below 100 meters (330 ft), though it is occasionally found at heights of up to 1,000 meters (3,300 ft). It is most common in grasslands near the coast; it...

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