Taxon  Report   4910    
Linum lewisii  Pursh  var. lewisii 
Lewis' flax,  Prairie flax
Linum lewisii var. lewisii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Family: LINACEAE  
Genus: Linum
Parent: Linum lewisii
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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Linum lewisii var. alpicola
JEF + PLANTS: Linum perenne ssp. lewisii
PLANTS: Adenolinum lewisii
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More information about  Linum lewisii var. lewisii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: May 25, 2020).