Historical and contemporary aspects of my beautiful island home. The landscape, the flora and fauna and my family will be among the treasures found in in these pages.
Monday, July 30, 2007
Wild Iris at Cape Pine (Iris Vericolor )
This graceful sword-leaved plant with its showy boldly veined flowers is found throughout Newfoundland. The iris is most ostentatious in moist meadows and stream banks that are wet early in the spring but often dry later in the summer.