Latin name: Iris hartwegii Baker ssp. australis (Parish) L. Lenz
Pronunciation: Eye-ris hart-WEG-ee-eye aw-STRAY-lis
Common name: Hartweg's iris
Family: Iridaceae (Iris)
Habitat: Dry woods from 5000' to 7500', and may be found in yellow pine forest in the San Bernardino Mts and to a lesser extent in the San Gabriels and San Jacintos
Blooming period: May to June
Name derivations: 1) Iris 2) hartwegii 3) australis