Taxon  Report   4910    
Linum lewisii  Pursh  var. lewisii 
Lewis' flax,  Prairie flax
Linum lewisii var. lewisii
© 2018 Matt Berger
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Linum lewisii var. lewisii
© 2009 Keir Morse
Linum lewisii var. lewisii
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Linum lewisii var. lewisii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Linum lewisii var. lewisii
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Family: LINACEAE  
Genus: Linum
Parent: Linum lewisii
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Foothill Woodland

Habitat: slopes, ridges

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Adenolinum lewisii
PLANTS: Linum perenne var. lewisii
ICPN: Linum lewisii var. alpicola
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More information about  Linum lewisii var. lewisii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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:   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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