||Wet, sun or shade, edges of wetlands, lakes, rivers
||Flowers consist of several large blue or violet flowers 2-4″ wide. Each flower consists of petals and sepals that are both the same general color. Sepals are spread wide and marked at the base with a yellow blotch. Petals stand upright and are about 1/2 the length of the sepals. Both sepals and petals are strongly marked with dark veins.
||Leaves are long and narrow, blade-like about 1″ wide and 8-32″ long that arise from the base of the plant.
||This flower is also called the Northern Iris and is usually found along water, growing in clumps of tall leaves with many flowers.