Iris attica Boiss. & Heldr.

Iris attica Boiss. & Heldr.

Synonymy

  • Iris pumila subsp. attica (Boiss. & Heldr.) K. Richt.
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Taxon info

Iris attica is endemic to Greece and F. Y. R. Makedonija, growing on rocky limestone hills at low and moderate altitude, flowering from February to early May. In the N Balkan Peninsula and EC Europe it is replaced by the similar I. pumila. The flowers are various shades of yellow and bluish purple, often mixed in the same population.A
A. Dimopoulos, P., Raus, Th., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, Th., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A. & Tzanoudakis, D. 2013: Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. 31: p. 344 [Plate 14.3]

Distribution

GR(NPi Pe StE EC NC NE WAe

Greece (East Central Greece present; North Central Greece present; North Pindos present; North-East Greece present; Peloponnisos present; Sterea Ellas present; West Aegean islands present)

Status

Native / Non Range-Restricted

Chorology

Balkan-Anatolia

Life-form

Geophyte (Cryptophyte)

Habitat

Temperate and submediterranean Grasslands

IUCN category

Data Deficient

Presidential Decree 67/81

No

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