Taxon  Report   4908 
Linum lewisii  Pursh
Blue flax, Lewis' flax, Western Blue Flax, prairie flax
Linum lewisii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
 

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 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations



Bloom Period
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: slopes, ridges [Walker]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.3 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: LINACEAE  
Genus: Linum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Linum lewisii var. lewisii
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
PLANTS: accepted name: Linum perenne
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Linum lewisii var. alpicola
 Information about  Linum lewisii  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (LILE3)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 16, 2014).

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