what plant i found in the woods

blooms2007(5)October 2, 2007

I NEED TO KNOW WHAT THIS PLANT IS I FOUND IN THE WOODS IN IOWA. IT LOOKS LIKE A WILD IRIS, AND IT HAD DARK BLUE SEEDS AT THE TOP.IS THIS WHAT IT COULD BE? ANYONE KNOW?

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tomasincas

Blooms , is there a picture that was supposed to be with the posting or just go by the info ?? need a little more to go on...Tom

    Bookmark   October 2, 2007 at 9:16PM
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fatamorgana2121(Zone 5/6)

Pictures do help immensely! But I might guess a blackberry lily (Belamcanda chinensis). It's not a native plant but I believe that it has escaped gardens in some locations. It is currently (at least in Western NY State) showing off its seeds - which is where it gets the blackberry lily name. The seeds are a blue/black color and the leaves are somewhat flag like. Look it up and see if that is what you have.

FataMorgana

Here is a link that might be useful: USDA Blackberry Lily page

    Bookmark   October 2, 2007 at 11:50PM
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dorisl(5)

maybe blue bead lily?

    Bookmark   October 5, 2007 at 2:00AM
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