Authentic Wisconsin.  Yellow Flag Iris - Iris pseudacorus


Yellow Flag Iris by Cattails on Lake Wingra on June 18, 2019.

Above: Yellow Flag Iris by Cattails on Lake Wingra. (6/18/19).


Yellow Flag Iris - Iris pseudacorus

A native plant of Eurasia, it can be an invasive garden escapee in Wisconsin.

It is considered hazardous. When applied to the skin or inhaled, the tannin-rich juices can be acrid and irritating.

Other names include: yellow iris, water flag.

For more information on Yellow Flag Iris, visit Wikipedia.

Or, visit the Wisconsin State Herbarium.


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Yellow Flag Iris
Iris pseudacorus


Yellow Flag Iris by Cattails on Lake Wingra on June 17, 2019.


Above: Yellow Flag Iris by Cattails on Lake Wingra. (6/17/19)


Yellow Flag Iris by Cattails on Lake Wingra on June 18, 2019.


Above: Yellow Flag Iris by Cattails on Lake Wingra. (6/18/19)



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