Blue Iris: Flower-de-luce. Iris versicolor.
Iris Family. May - July.
Found in swamps, on margins of ponds and streams. Newfoundland to Manitoba and southward.
Violet-blue, the 3 outer divisions recurved, yellow at the base, veined with purple; 1 or more flowers borne on stem 2 - 3 feet high.
Larger Blue Flag.
Flowers smaller than those of the preceding, borne on slender stems. Leaves narrow, grass-like. Marshes near the coast. Nova Scotia to Georgia.