Native Iris

Family: Iridaceae
Genus: Patersonia
Species: occidentalis
Main Flower Colour: Blue

Description

Tufted perennial with long strap like leaves. Spreads by rhizomes. Flower stems shorter than the leaves. Flowers purple/blue with 3 large petals. Growing in sandy soil.

Flowering start in September.

Identification

The main flower colour is blue. Large 3 petaled purple/blue flower on tufted plant about 30cm high.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/1550

Created: 05 Apr 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 15 Dec 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

ESP - Esperance Plains

Specifics

Cape le Grand NP, WA

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