Taxon  Report   4907 
Linum grandiflorum  Desf.
Flowering flax,  Garden flax
Linum grandiflorum
© 2009 Aaron Arthur
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Linum grandiflorum
© 2009 Aaron Arthur
Linum grandiflorum
© 2013 John Doyen
Linum grandiflorum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Linum grandiflorum
© 2003 Yulan Tong
Family: LINACEAE  
Genus: Linum
escaped cultivar
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Adenolinum grandiflorum
PLANTS: Linum grandiflorum var. rubrum
More information about  Linum grandiflorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 30, 2017).

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