Linum species

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Scientific Name Linum aristatum USDA PLANTS Symbol
LIAR3
Common Name Bristle Flax ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
29231
Family Linaceae (Flax) SEINet Reference
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Description Higher elevations in Big Bend; grows to 1 foot tall with slender open branches; sparse narrow leaves 1/8 to 5/8-inch long; small flowers with 5 shiny petals and narrow and sharply pointed sepals. Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Linum berlandieri USDA PLANTS Symbol
LIBE2
Common Name Berlandieri's Yellow Flax, Bowl Flax ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
503490
Family Linaceae (Flax) SEINet Reference
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Description Grassy areas; erect, smooth annual 8 to 20 inches tall, single stem, branched upper; narrow leaves up to 1-3/8 inch long, alternate, stalkless, upright, and rigid; clustered, cup-shaped 5-petal yellow flowers, 3/4 to 1-1/8 inch across, with copper-colored centers and radiating reddish lines. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi. Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Linum hudsonioides USDA PLANTS Symbol
LIHU2
Common Name Texas Flax, Hudson Flax ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
29210
Family Linaceae (Flax) Wildflower Center Ref.
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Description Erect annual 6 to 8 inches tall; small, narrow leaves 1/4-inch long hug the stem; 5-petal pale yellow flowers, 3/4-inch across, with dark red center. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist. Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Linum rupestre USDA PLANTS Symbol
LIRU2
Common Name Rock Flax ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
29221
Family Linaceae (Flax) Wildflower Center Ref.
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Description Dry, rocky areas; erect perennial 1 to 2 feet tall; small, narrow, sparse leaves 3/8 to 3/4-inch long; 5-petal pale yellow flowers, trumpet-shaped, 1/4 to 1/2-inch across, with darker center. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist. Texas Status
Native

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