Definition of Iris cristata

1. Noun. Low-growing summer-flowering iris of northeastern United States.

Exact synonyms: Dwarf Iris
Generic synonyms: Flag, Fleur-de-lis, Iris, Sword Lily



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iris Cristata

Iresine
Iresine herbstii
Iresine reticulata
Iricism
Iricisms
Iridaceae
Iridian
Iridill
Iridoprocne
Iridoprocne bicolor
Irigarayan
Iriomote cat
Iriomote cats
Iris
Iris Murdoch
Iris cristata (current term)
Iris filifolia
Iris florentina
Iris foetidissima
Iris germanica
Iris germanica florentina
Iris kaempferi
Iris kochii
Iris pallida
Iris persica
Iris pseudacorus
Iris tingitana
Iris verna
Iris versicolor
Iris virginica

Literary usage of Iris cristata

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"Perhaps the best western garden plants growing 12 inches high or less are: April: Iris cristata and /. verna, Sanguinaria canadensis. ..."

2. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1901)
"This is one of the most beautiful of the bulbous early spring flower- iris cristata. ing Irises. It comes from Armenia, and the flowers,which smell like ..."

3. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"Iris cristata is a dwarf species with fragrant flowers found in several localities, and Iris •cerna and Iris la- ..."

4. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"Iris cristata Ait. Hort. Kew. 1:70. 1789. CRESTED IRIS. Ell: Sk. 1:41. Gray, Man. ed. 6514. Chap. Fl. 473. Carolinian area. Maryland, Virginia to Iowa, ..."

5. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"Perhaps the best western garden plants growing 12 inches high or less are: April: Iris cristata and /. verna, Sanguinaria canadensis. ..."

6. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1901)
"This is one of the most beautiful of the bulbous early spring flower- iris cristata. ing Irises. It comes from Armenia, and the flowers,which smell like ..."

7. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"Iris cristata is a dwarf species with fragrant flowers found in several localities, and Iris •cerna and Iris la- ..."

8. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"Iris cristata Ait. Hort. Kew. 1:70. 1789. CRESTED IRIS. Ell: Sk. 1:41. Gray, Man. ed. 6514. Chap. Fl. 473. Carolinian area. Maryland, Virginia to Iowa, ..."

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