Celestial Lily (Prairie Pleatleaf Iris)

Photo of a celestial lily, or prairie pleatleaf iris, in bloom.

Celestial lily, in the iris family, blooms only in the morning. Its showy, lavender-blue flowers shine like six-pointed stars on glades and prairies in southern Missouri and the eastern Ozarks.

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