Specimen Information

Iris pseudacorus
Iris pseudacorus
(yellow iris)

Specimen ID1385084
Common Nameyellow iris
LocalityWatersmeet Woods. Along North Branch of Chicago river. North of E Lake ave, South of Winnetka Ave, East of Wagner Ave. Wilmette Golf course is Southeast of land. New Trier HS is directly East
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameNorth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC10 Number0712000301
HUC12 NameMiddle North Branch Chicago River
HUC12 Number071200030105
Collection Day23
Collection Month6
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | escaped captivity
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsWatersmeet Woods is inundated with both Blue Flag Iris, Iris versicolor, as well as Yellow Iris, Iris pseudacorus. This location is where majority of population is, however there are, at the time that data is collected, Irises that are not flowering up and downstream on both East and West side of Chicago river North Branch. EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierChris Evans
Year ClassFlower
Size180 ac


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2022].

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