Calflora
Taxon  Report   4907    
Linum grandiflorum  Desf.
Flowering flax,  Garden flax
Linum grandiflorum
© 2003 Yulan Tong
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Linum grandiflorum
© 2009 Aaron Arthur
Linum grandiflorum
© 2009 Aaron Arthur
Linum grandiflorum, 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 grandiflorum
© 2009 Chris Hendrickson
Family: LINACEAE  
Genus: Linum
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Adenolinum grandiflorum
PLANTS: Linum grandiflorum var. rubrum
More information about  Linum grandiflorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LIGR4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).