Definition of Iris verna

1. Noun. Low-growing spring-flowering American iris with bright blue-lilac flowers.

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iris Verna

Iriomote cats
Iris
Iris Murdoch
Iris cristata
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 (current term)
Iris versicolor
Iris virginica
Iris xiphioides
Iris xiphium
Irish
IrishE
Irish English
Irish Free State
Irish Gaelic
Irish National Liberation Army
Irish Republican Army
Irish Sea
Irish Sign Language
Irish Wolfhound

Literary usage of Iris verna

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Iris verna L. Dwarf or Spring Iris. Fig. 1340. Iris verna L. Sp. PL 39- 1753- Rootstock slender. Steins i'-¡' high, usually i-flow- cred. ..."

2. The Carolina Mountains by Margaret Warner Morley (1913)
"Such a flower is the Iris verna. One thinks of the irises as inhabiting wet ... With the Iris verna appears the bird's-foot violet, also in the dry woods ..."

3. Boston Journal of Natural History by Boston Society of Natural History (1837)
"(37) Iris verna. The plant described by Nuttall. Is it I. cristata, Hort. Kew ? The description of Pursh appears to have been made from young specimens. ..."

4. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"Iris verna L. Sp. PL 1:39. 175b. DWARF luis. Gray, Man. ed. 6, 514. Chap. FL 473. Carolinian and Louisianian areas. Western Pennsylvania, Kentucky south ..."

5. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Iris verna L. Dwarf or Spring Iris. Fig. 1340. Iris verna L. Sp. PL 39- 1753- Rootstock slender. Steins i'-¡' high, usually i-flow- cred. ..."

6. The Carolina Mountains by Margaret Warner Morley (1913)
"Such a flower is the Iris verna. One thinks of the irises as inhabiting wet ... With the Iris verna appears the bird's-foot violet, also in the dry woods ..."

7. Boston Journal of Natural History by Boston Society of Natural History (1837)
"(37) Iris verna. The plant described by Nuttall. Is it I. cristata, Hort. Kew ? The description of Pursh appears to have been made from young specimens. ..."

8. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"Iris verna L. Sp. PL 1:39. 175b. DWARF luis. Gray, Man. ed. 6, 514. Chap. FL 473. Carolinian and Louisianian areas. Western Pennsylvania, Kentucky south ..."

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