Linum sulcatum Riddell
Grooved flax, Yellow prairie flax
Linaceae (Flax Family)
USDA Symbol: LISU4
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Flowers bloom in the morning only to have their five petals fall off by noon on hot windy days.
DistributionUSA: AL , AR , CT , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX
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Bibliography* The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Nonnative Flowers and Plants An Illustrated Guide (2011) Adelman, Charlotte and Schwartz, Bernard L.
Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Linum sulcatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Linum sulcatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Linum sulcatum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2012-12-07
Research By: TWC Staff