Taxon  Report   4906    
Linum bienne  Mill.
Narrow leaved flax,  Pale flax, Small flowered flax
Linum bienne
© 2007 Steve Matson
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Linum bienne
© 2011 Steven Perry
Linum bienne, 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 bienne
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).