up to 1m
Familiar, robust perennial of pond margins, marshes and river banks.
Widespread and common throughout. Grey-green leaves are sword-shaped and
often wrinkled. Clusters of 2-3 yellow flowers, each up to 10cm across,
The other name for
this plant is 'Flag'. It probably came about when the 5th century King
of Franks, Clovis, used it as a heraldic symbol on his battle flag.
Where to See:
Can be seen in any of the marshy areas, the best being in front of the
cottage and along the shore path from the car park on the front.
(Map D5 & E9)