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Re: Re: Sheriffa

  • Subject: [iris-photos] Re: Re: Sheriffa
  • From: laurief laurief@paulbunyan.net
  • Date: Mon, 15 Dec 03 10:23:04 -0600

>I realize that the 1949 Check List says "(oncobred)" in C. G. White's 1941 entry, 
>but is Sheriffa not from a regelia cross rather than oncocyclus?

Neil, here is what the "Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris" compiled by Kay Nelson Keppel and Sharon McAllister has to say about SHERIFFA:

"Parentage unknown ... Counted as having 47 chromosomes and classified by the '76 committee as a quantum-system OGB-, but there's not enough information to determine whether it's an RB- or OGB- in the chromosome-set." 

USDA zone 3b, AHS zone 4 - northern MN
acidic clay soil

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