DescriptionThe Slender Blue Iris has thin, grass-like leaves rise from a basal cluster; the large, typical iris blossom, occurring on a branched stem, is blue to violet.Flowers are 3 upcurving petals and 3 downcurving sepals; blue to violet; sepals yellow and white toward base.Leaves are 12-24' (30-60 cm) long; 1/8-1/4' (2-5 mm) wide; sword-like, ribbed.Height is 12-36' (30-90 cm).**Warning Some Iris species are known to be poisonous to humans and animals if eaten (especially the rhizome, or root), and it is likely that all irises contain toxins. Plant juices can cause blisters on the skin.This plant flowers from April-July.Its habitat is Brackish to fresh swamps and meadows near the coast; swamps and peat bogs inland.It ranges in coastal areas from Maine to South Carolina; also southern Appalachians in Georgia and Alabama.Photographed in The Bashakill Wetlands, Wurtsboro, New York, USA
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