southern blue flag

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Related to southern blue flag: Iris versicolor, Iris virginica
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Noun1.southern blue flag - similar to blue flag; the eastern United States
fleur-de-lis, iris, sword lily, flag - plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
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Amid this small marshland, among its many marvels of nature, uniquely, is found a beautiful marshland plant, one which exists in only four sites in all of New York State, the Southern Blue Flag which blooms in flowers of gorgeous blue with aromatic and rare fragrance.
While the plant is not endangered in some states, in New York, the Southern Blue Flag has earned the highest ranking for critically imperiled plants, ranked as S1, which means there are five or fewer occurrences statewide.
The Southern Blue Flag is not the only rare plant that grows along the marsh, the last place where it can grow on Cayuga Island.

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