yellow iris

noun

Definition of yellow iris

: a common yellow-flowered iris (Iris pseudacorus) of Europe and northern Africa that is naturalized in the U.S. and often cultivated

called also yellow flag, yellow water flag

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“Yellow iris.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yellow%20iris. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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