Iris pseudacorus L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

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Iris pseudacorus (rights holder: Jakob Fahr) © Jakob Fahr

Yellow Iris

Yellow iris flowers from May to July (6); it reproduces by seeds as well as by vegetative reproduction (3). It is thought by some to be the origin of the 'fleur-de-lis' device used on coats of arms (4). In folk medicine, the rhizome of yellow iris was looked upon as something of a cure-all, being used to treat coughs, convulsions, toothache, diarrhoea, cramp, and as an antidote to poisoning ... Text © Wildscreen

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