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Iris foetidissima L.

Family - Iridaceae

Common Name - Stinking Iris

 

 

 

Native 

Poisonous 

 

 

Bad Smelling Flowers 

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Habitats
Deciduous woodland
Hedgerows
Scrub
Description of Genus

Perennial herbs with bulbs or rhizomes

Iris foetidissima
Vernon Hucks
Life History
Perennial
UK distribution

Found in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during May, June and July.

Fruit

The fruit is a capsule.

Flower

The flower is zygomorphic

Names in other languages and countries

Dutch
lis

Latin Synonyms


Iris foetida