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common flax
Linum usitatissimum
Linum usitatissimum
common flax Flax Family
Linum usitatissimum Linaceae
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English common name
  •common flax
Spanish common names
  •lino
  •linaza
accepted scientific name
  •Linum usitatissimum L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Linum usitatissimum (84)
family name
  •Linaceae
Image Author: ©2003 Steven J. Baskauf , Bioimages
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 0.7 to 1.0 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of July thru 1st week of February

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Disturbed
Grassland
Brush
grid lines base