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Poster: michaelc007
Image: Spring Orchid
Image Details: ID: 1824 - Image Type: JPG - Size: 800 x 1000 (184KB)
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Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2007 9:01 am
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Pharmer Lana
Birch Baby
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Joined: 12 Dec 2002
Posts: 160
Location: St. Clair

Tue Sep 11, 2007 6:20 pm   

I'm sure these are iris. They have rhizome bulbs that grow along the top of the soil. I told my dad before, the purple ones smell like grape pop!



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mikewhite
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Joined: 01 Jan 2003
Posts: 1404
Location: Sand Bay

Fri Sep 14, 2007 8:52 am   

This same picture posted July 18th was called a shore lilly by michaelc007. As already mentioned it is an Iris; Flag. The names are interchangable.
Knowing that, there are three choices of Flag this size to choose from. It does have a not so bright geenish yellow area, and also the leaves on the stems do not overtop the flowers. This indicates that it is probably Wild Blue Flag.



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