Taxon  Report   4910 
Linum lewisii  Pursh  var. lewisii 
Lewis' flax,  Prairie flax
Linum lewisii var. lewisii
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Linum lewisii var. lewisii
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Linum lewisii var. lewisii
© 2015 Keir Morse
Linum lewisii var. lewisii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Linum lewisii var. lewisii
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Family: LINACEAE  
Genus: Linum
Parent Record Linum lewisii
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: slopes, ridges
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Adenolinum lewisii
PLANTS: Linum perenne var. lewisii
TJM2: Linum lewisii var. alpicola
TJM2 + PLANTS: Linum perenne ssp. lewisii
More information about  Linum lewisii var. lewisii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 21, 2018).

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