Scientist Carl Purdy (1861-1945)
Ukiah, California, USA. He started collecting native seeds, bulbs and plants in about 1875 when he was only in his teens, for a nurseryman in the eastern United States. Established his own nursery in 1879, specializing in California native plants.
Also see hybridizer Carl Purdy
for Iris diagnoses list.
Purdy, C. E. (1896), The Garden, December 5, 1896. Iris macrosiphon.
Purdy, C. E. (1897), A New Californian Iris, Erythrea 5: 128, 26 December. I. watsoniana.
Purdy, C. E. (1898), Californian Irises, The Garden, p. 1-2, January 1st. .
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