fleur d'iris de sibérie

Siberian iris


Iris sibirica


I am a relic from the vast Ried meadows that stretched along the banks of the Rhine when it was still wild. I measure between 40 cm and 1 meter tall.

I am an especially rare plant that is protected in France.

Where and when can you find me in the reserve ?

  • I live in wet meadows and marshes.
  • My violet-blue flowers are produced at the end of narrow stems from May to June.

What other species might you mistake me for ?

  • Many horticultural varieties grow in gardens.
Conservation status
  • Red list of vascular plants in metropolitan France: Vulnerable (VU).
  • Red list of endangered vascular plants in Alsace: Endangered (EN).
  • Protected in France.
Remember that picking flowers and plants is prohibited in the nature reserves.
fleur d'iris de sibérie