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Iris palaestina

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Authors: Boiss.  

Botanical Description

Similar to the better known and more decorative I. planifolia, but a little shorter and having generahy translucent greenish flowers, though whitish forms with or without a variable amount of blue are not so uncommon in the wild. Israel, Lebanon and probably southern Syria, in coastal sites on stony ground and in olive groves.