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Iris macrosiphon
Iris macrosiphon
Ground Iris
Photographer: William R. Hewlett
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 8266 3261 0180 0025 (1999-11-22)

Copyright © 1999 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  May 25, 1963
  • latitude 37.26142   longitude -121.61749   max error distance 9236 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • georeferencing remarks Can't find Oat Hill, Couldn't georeference more specifically than San Felipe Ranch, elevation did not help. Used google search to determine bounds of the ranch.
  • location   San Felipe ranch, open fields top of Oat Hill, 2000' (Santa Clara County, California, US)
  • family Iridaceae
  • notes   Ground Iris
  • CalAcademy slide #   WH 89
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Bowltube Iris (CF, ITIS ) Ground Iris (photographer)
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