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1919, Quarantine No. 34

In 1919 a quarantine was issued for various plants and Irises were listed. It profoundly affected the importation of Iris both bulbous and rhizomatous and the robust offerings of especially bulbous and aril Irises were essentially eliminated from the catalogs of the day. There was much discussion in the American Iris Society lamenting these restrictions and in Garden Literature in General. It is believed that is had the practical effect of making bulbous Iris a minor interest in the American Iris Society because of their unavailability. Below is a list of references discussing the Quarantine:
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