Oregon wild iris (Iris tenax)

Iris family (Iridaceae) | Wildflowers and Herbs plant group
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Flower varies from white to deep purple, and occasionally yellow. Grows in open, grassy places. The slender leaves are often mistaken for grass when plant is not in bloom.

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Flower varies from white to deep purple, and occasionally yellow. Grows in open, grassy places. The slender leaves are often mistaken for grass when plant is not in bloom.

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Native to the west coast, Oregon wild iris is found in California, Washington, and Oregon. This iris can often be found in large numbers along roadsides and in grasslands, providing a spectacular purple display when in full bloom.

Distribution in the US
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