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Iris hexagona Walter
Dixie iris, Prairie iris

Iris hexagona
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Iridaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeatern and central United States.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Iris hexagona has been found in the following 14 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Enchanted Forest Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Tree Tops Park Recorded as Present in Error

Iris hexagona has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native

Iris hexagona has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Floodplain Swamp
Strand Swamp

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Iris hexagona
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Iris hexagona
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Iris hexagona
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Iris hexagona
Copyright by: Shirley Denton