Iris pseudacorus

Yellow Flag

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Common names

Yellow Flag.

Scientific name

Iris pseudacorus L.

Conservation status and threats

NOT protected species in Bulgaria.

Description and identification

Iris pseudacorus is an perennial herbaceous plant grows to 100–150 cm (39–59 in), or a rare 2 m (6 ft 7 in) tall, with erect leaves up to 90 cm (35 in) long and 3 cm (1.2 in) broad. The flowers are bright yellow, 7–10 cm (2.8–3.9 in) across, with the typical iris form. The fruit is a dry capsule 4–7 cm (1.6–2.8 in) long, containing numerous pale brown seeds. Flowering March-July1.



Distribution in Bulgaria

Across the country from 0 to 1000 meters altitude3.


1 Iris pseudacorus - Wikipedia.

2 Раденкова, Й. 1964. Флора на Народна Република България, том II, издателство на БАН, София.

3 Раденкова, Й. 1964. Пос. източник.

Iris pseudacorus на български

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