SPCNI Photo Journals
Our photo journals support our online articles as well as being great resources for seeing some great images of irises!
Wild Iris bracteata, growing near Cave Junction, Oregon
Yellow-leaf Iris Iris chrysophylla from the Oregon Flora Image Project
Douglas iris along a trail near Port Orford on the southern Oregon coast.
Naturalized Douglas iris at Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Gardens in Claremont, California.
Douglas iris, as it may have looked before the city of San Francisco grew up around it.
Nhu Nugyen's account of Douglas iris at Limantour, Point Reyes National Seashore.
Fernand's iris: Sonoma, Solano, Mendocino and Lake counties, California
Natural fernaldii X macrosiphon hybrids near Calistoga, Napa County.
Iris hartwegii columbiana, the Tuolumne Iris, in Tuolumne County
Butterfly Valley Botanical Area, Plumas County; Species and hybrids
Iris hartwegii pinetorum, the Plumas Iris, in Plumas County
Iris hartwegii australis, Southern Hartweg's Iris, in San Bernardino County
Erin Riggs' 2003 study of Iris hartwegii subspecies groups
Iris hartwegii in the Central Sierras: El Dorado & Amador Counties
Iris hartwegii at Baron Flat:
Fairfax, Marin County, California - near the type locality
Iris macrosiphon from Santa Clara, Sonoma, Lake and Butte counties
Steven Edholm & Tamara Wilder of Paleotechnics show how Ground Iris fibers were used for cordage
Iris munzii - more revealing multiflower photographs
The 2004 Iris munzii Trek to Sequoia National Park
"Sierra Sapphire", an intense blue Iris munzii clone
Richard Richard's SPCNI ALMANAC article on Iris munzii
Lake Sonoma region, Sonoma County, California
Strong cordage from Iris tenax leaves made by Sara "Weaver Mama"
Iris tenax color palette - the real Pacifica "Rainbow Iris"?
The Orleans Iris I. tenax klamathensis - in Humboldt County, California
Saddle Mountain Park, Oregon - June 2009. Photo by Kathleen Sayce
Iris tenuissima at Lake Shasta, Shasta County
I. tenuissima in Lassen, Shasta, and Trinity counties
Iris tenuissima along the Klamath River, northern Trinity County
Iris tenuissima on the the Salmon River, Siskiyou County
Iris tenuissima purdyiformis growing in the Feather River Canyon in Plumas County
Butterfly Valley Botanical Area