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Flax Family
1 species
Common? Flax
Order: Linales
Family: Linaceae (Flax family)
Genus: Linum
Species: Usitatissimum?
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Annual - possibly L. perenne (Blue Flax) or L. lewisii
(Prairie Flax) - source of linen and linseed oil - native to
Eurasia
Class: Magnoliopsida
Updated April 12 2013
More Common Flax
More Common Flax
Common? Flax - flower 2.5 to 4 cm - leaves approx. 2 cm - height to 60 cm - Toronto Islands - May 2010