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Iris pseudacorus

Submitted by Linda Rohleder on Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:19

Status:

Type: 
Aquatic Plant
Species (Common): 
Yellow Iris
LHPRISM Notes: 

Iris pseudacorus: Yellow Iris

Plant Identification:

  • Growth form: herbaceous perennial growing 2-3 feet tall forming dense stands along shores and in shallow water
  • Leaf: broad, flat, swort shaped and stalkless, 10 per ramet.
  • Flower: few to several near stem ends, pale to dark yellow with brownish purple mottled markings, 3 sepals and 3 petals, with petals shorter than sepals
  • Fruit: capsules form from flowers, somewhat 3 angled and filled with flattened, D-shaped seeds

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