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Yellow iris

Iris pseudacorus

Description:

It is a herbaceous perennial plant growing to 1-1.5 m (or a rare 2 m) tall, with erect leaves up to 90 cm long and 3 cm broad. The flowers are bright yellow, 7-10 cm across, with the typical iris form. The fruit is a dry capsule 4-7 cm long, containing numerous pale brown seeds.

Habitat:

Is a species of Iris, native to Europe, western Asia and northwest Africa. Iris pseudacorus grows best in very wet conditions, and is often common in wetlands, where it tolerates submersion, low pH, and anoxic soils.

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Oud-Heverlee, Vlaanderen, Belgium

Spotted on May 13, 2012
Submitted on May 16, 2012

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