Native Plants of North America - Nina Zitani
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Blue Flag

A pretty petal to us, a nectar guide for insects. The shape and colors are a landing strip and guide that directs the insect to the floral resources. Blue flag iris ("Iris versicolor", family Iridaceae).

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