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From 25/6/2020, last reviewed 3/7/2020

​​​Most Parks and Wildlife Service facilities have reopened to the public following the closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Visitors must continue to adhere to physical distancing standards and Public Health regulations​.

Please check the alerts page before planning your visit to ensure that you are aware of any access or restrictions that may still be in place. ​


White flag iris, native Tasmanian flower
White flag iris (photograph: James Wood)

White flag iris

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Safety alert: COVID-19 Update
From 25/6/2020, last reviewed 3/7/2020

​​​Most Parks and Wildlife Service facilities have reopened to the public following the closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Visitors must continue to adhere to physical distancing standards and Public Health regulations​.

Please check the alerts page before planning your visit to ensure that you are aware of any access or restrictions that may still be in place. ​


The white ​flag iris is a perennial flowering plant, known for its beautiful white flowers. Sometimes called a butterfly iris due to its large, bilaterally symmetrical petals. The white flag iris is a fairly common native iris species in Tasmania, and is also found in southern parts of Australia. The iris can be found over much of the state, flowering from spring to summer. 

Common name: White flag iris, butterfly iris​

Scientific name: Diplarrena moraea

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