iris Zanny and Rachel Report
Troy Middle School  
Common Name:Iris


Family:Iridaceae


Genus&Species:Over 200 species.


Family Characteristics:They All Have A Dome


Identifying Traits of the Species:It has a dome that has three falls flaring and hangs down.


Type of Habitat:Temperate Regions LIke Deserts,Swamps,and other places with cold weather



Average Plant Size:About 15cm to about 6feet or 1foot.



Type of Flower and Fruit:moncot


Season in which the Plant Flowers:It blooms in April, July


Special Importance to Man or Animals:Irises contain a poison
that is used for medicine.

Research References
1.Academic American Encyciopedia


2.Computer's World Book


3.The Ultimate American Gardening Book
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