Sisyrinchium chilense

Common Name:  Sword-leaf Blue-eyed Grass

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habit and leaves--Sisyrinchium chilense is a Spring-flowering herbaceous perennial with grass-like leaves flower--there are two leaf-like bracts underneath each inflorescence;  these are called the spathe.
flowers up close--how many tepals are present?  Is this a monocot or a dicot?