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Iris Lamoureux Park Walkway | by Michel_Rathwell
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Iris Lamoureux Park Walkway

Iris along Lamoureux park walkway. Iris is a genus of 260–300[1][2] species of flowering plants with showy flowers. It takes its name from the Greek word for a rainbow, which is also the name for the Greek goddess of the rainbow, Iris. Some authors state that the name refers to the wide variety of flower colors found among the many species.[3] As well as being the scientific name, iris is also very widely used as a common name for all Iris species, as well as some belonging to other closely related genera. A common name for some species is 'flags', while the plants of the subgenus Scorpiris are widely known as 'junos', particularly in horticulture. It is a popular garden flower.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iris_(plant)

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Taken on September 20, 2015