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Plants that start with I

Plants that start with I

The most well-known plants and fungi, listed by their common names.
Photo of iris flowers
Scientific name: iris germanica
The iris are a group of flowering plants. Their flowers come in a wide variety of colours, and they are very popular garden plants. Irises grow from fleshy roots called rhizomes, which will gradually spread and can be divided into new plants. Irises are tough plants and will grow in a variety of different climates.

Iis forIvy

Scientific name: hedera helix
Ivy is a creeping plant that is commonly found climbing up the side of buildings or trees. Ivy is evergreen - there are other plants that people call ivy that are not ivy, and you can tell because they are deciduous.