Calflora
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.
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

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

Ultramafic 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

USDA PLANTS Profile (LILEL2)


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 10, 2020).