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

Bloom Period
Family: LINACEAE  
Genus: Linum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Serpentine affinity: 1.3; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Habitat: slopes, ridges

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Foothill Woodland

More information about  Linum lewisii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LILE3)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 22, 2019).