Yellow Iris - Iris pseudacorus
Stout, medium to tall tufted, rhizomatous plant. Leaves long, sword shaped, 10 to 30 mm wide, with a conspicuous raised mid-rib, slightly grey-green. Flowers 4 to 12 yellow, 70 to 100 mm the broad oval falls, veined and dotted with green.
June to August.
Quite common throughout Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 166 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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