A perennial herb, the dried rhizome of which contains alkaloids, salicylates, tannin, and volatile oil; yellow flag was once used as a blood purifier, for flatulence, headaches, heartburn, colic, skin complaints Toxicity Fresh yellow flag root is poisonous, and may cause gastrointestinal pain, nausea, vomiting
[Note: Under New York State regulations (NYCRR Part 575), it is illegal to knowingly possess with the intent to sell, import, purchase, transport or introduce yellow flag, floating primrosewillow, and yellow floating-heart.
Although Karminder was the first to cross the finishing line, he was penalised 30 secs for overtaking under yellow flag. Eventually, Angad Singh Matharoo of Punjab was elevated to the first place, followed by Angul and Keshav.
To Carella's luck, one of the turn buoys along the race course was wiped out by a fellow pilot, which forced the yellow flag period that saw the field of 18 powerboats parade one behind the other with Slakteris up front.
A wide variety of flora and fauna, including the Palestinian Mountain Gazelle and the Yellow Flag Iris, find their northern and southern limits in the valley, and everyone from early humans leaving Africa to modern armies have passed through.