Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Saint Johns, University of Auckland Tamaki Campus
Habitat: Several flowers observed in a small area of lawn.
Identification: Sisyrinchium iridifolium Kunth, 1816
At an elderly friend's place saw this.
In the garden, taking photos is easier than pulling this lot out.
White flower with magenta throat and lines on back of petals
small purple lawn flower. grass like smooth leaves.
damp pond margin in mown grass; flowering; could be S. "blue"