Calflora
Taxon  Report   4906    
Linum bienne  Mill.
Narrow leaved flax,  Pale flax, Small flowered flax
Linum bienne
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Linum bienne
© 2007 Steve Matson
Linum bienne, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Linum bienne
© 2011 Steven Perry
Family: LINACEAE  
Genus: Linum
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, Coastal Prairie

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Linum angustifolium
More information about  Linum bienne
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LIBI5)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.