Calflora
Taxon  Report   4909    
Linum lewisii  Pursh  var. alpicola  Jepson  
(no longer an active name)
Alpine lewis' flax,  Prairie flax
Linum lewisii var. alpicola, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

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Family: LINACEAE  
Genus: Linum
Parent: Linum lewisii

Habitat: slopes, ridges

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

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Linum lewisii var. lewisii

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Linum lewisii var. saxosum
NOTE: Linum lewisii var. alpicola is no longer an active name.
More information about  Linum lewisii var. alpicola
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
USDA PLANTS Profile (LILEA)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 13, 2020).