Northern Blue Flag, Iris versicolor

Additional distinctive features:
This flower was found in Antrim Park next to a river off the walkway.

It is on page 120 in Newcomb’s Wildflowers.

Common name Northern Blue Flag. Scientific name: Iris versicolor

Corolla: 6 fused petals.

Calyx: 6 fused sepals.

Adroecium: number of stamens 3 separate stamen.

Gynoecium type: syncarpous (and # of carpels = 4)
How can you tell? (Cite the features were apparent about the number of carpels.)

Flower type/ovary position: epigynous

Flower symmetry: zygomorphic (irregular).

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