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Iris foetidissima L.
IRIDACEAE
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Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 26 Feb 2003
Source of Report for California  
a Best, C., J. T. Howell, W. Knight, I. Knight, and M. Wells. 1996. A Flora of Sonoma County. California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, as cited in Kartesz & Meacham
b Hrusa et al., ms later published in Madrono 49(2)61-98. 2002: DISTRIBUTION: SnFrB.; STATUS: locally naturalized.; NOTES: Spreads readily in garden situations; seeds with red arils indicate a high potential for bird dispersal into wildlands; "...well-established along a stretch of the Golden Spike Trail...00...single clump in understory of oak-pine forest...00..."
c Hrusa et al., Madrono 49(2)61-98. 2002: DIST: NCoRO, SnFrB: Hrusa et al. Current Status: Naturalized outside of wildlands: DOC: Alameda Co.: well established along a stretch of the Golden Spike Trail in Redwood Regional Park, Oakland Hills. Oct. 15, 2000, Ertter 17542 (UC); Contra Costa Co.: Sibley Volcanic Preserve in Oakland Hills, single clump in understory of oak-pine forest behind interpretive center. May 20, 2000, B. Ertter 17025 (UC); Sonoma Co.: Best, C., et al. (1996, pg. 261): NOTES: Spreads readily in garden situations. Seeds with red arils indicate a high potential for bird dispersal into wildlands.
Initial Editorial Comments in no way mentioned in Munz, Munz Supplement, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]; indicated as alien, only for California in Kartesz & Meacham; according to Source c, in California naturalized outside of wildlands, yet conditions of cited occurrences evidently qualify for inclusion in the flora according to criteria employed by Jepson Flora Project (26 Feb 2003)
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, naturalized in CA
Current Status JFP-2, accepted name for taxon naturalized in CA
Current Status Authority Barbara Ertter, as Editor, Jepson Flora Project
Current Status Date 26 Feb 2003
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Iris
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Iris

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