Edgar Anderson's Iris DataSource:
This famous (Fisher's or Anderson's) iris data set gives the measurements in
centimeters of the variables sepal length and width and petal length and
width, respectively, for 50 flowers from each of 3 species of iris.
The species are Iris setosa, versicolor, and virginica.
This is a replication of
dataset s3 class.
iris is a data frame with 150 cases (rows) and 5 variables (columns) named Sepal.Length, Sepal.Width, Petal.Length, Petal.Width, and Species.
Fisher, R. A. (1936) The use of multiple measurements in taxonomic problems. Annals of Eugenics, 7, Part II, p179–188.
The data were collected by Anderson, Edgar (1935). The irises of the Gaspe Peninsula, Bulletin of the American Iris Society, 59, 2–5.
datasets::iris for details.