Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Yellow Iris - Iris pseudacorus   L.
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AuthorL.
DistributionMostly in the Mountains, scattered elsewhere.

Native of Eurasia and North Africa; in N.A. scattered across the U.S. and southern Canada.
AbundanceUncommon in the Mountains; rare elsewhere.
HabitatMarshes, wet roadside ditches, margins of impoundments, montane seepage bogs, stream margins.
PhenologyFlowering and fruiting May-July.
IdentificationYellow Iris is quite spectacular and unmistakable when in flower, with its bright yellow corollas, basally darker and with brown lines.
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