Plants of the Castlemaine District
Bearded Iris - introduced (*Iris germanica)
Family: Iridaceae. (Iris family)
Native to Mediterranean Europe.
Occurrence: Uncommon. Mostly from dumping of garden refuse.
- it has clusters or erect, strap-shaped leaves
- floppy bluish flowers are bearded with yellow hairs along the mid-vein.
Photos: Bearded Iris. Fryerstown cemetery.