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European iris

iris germanica


Is a perennial bulbous plant is considered invasive for its ease of propagation. The leaves are basal, 3 to 10, more than 40 cm long and 3 cm wide sword-shaped, glossy, medium green. It blooms from spring to summer. There are many varieties


Rocky places, borders of fields, roadsides, gardens. In all parts of the Mediterranean region


At low doses acts as an expectorant and diuretic. Indicated for bronchitis, asthma, emphysema. Stomatitis and aggravation of dentinción, in external use

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Calpe/Calp, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Spotted on Feb 9, 2012
Submitted on Feb 9, 2012

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