This photo is one of the few photos I forgot to take a clear picture of. The plant is not in much focus but I hope it is recognizable.
A lavender Iris douglasiana (Douglas iris) in full bloom.
A white Iris douglasiana (Douglas iris) in full bloom.
Iris douglasiana (Douglas iris, syn. I. beechiana, I. watsonia) is a common wildflower of the coastal regions of Northern and Central California and southern Oregon in the USA. The Douglas Iris was first described by 19th century botanist David Douglas in Monterey, California. It grows mainly at lower elevations, below 100 meters (330 ft), though it is occasionally found at heights of up to 1,000 meters (3,300 ft). It is most common in grasslands near the coast; it...