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Digital Herbaria

Linum rupestre

Linum rupestre (A. Gray) Engelm. ex A. Gray

Rock Flax

Linaceae (Flax Family)

USDA Symbol: LIRU2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Linum rupestre

Rock Flax


Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes, TX.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: In full shade and full sun. In good soil under Juniperus ashei and in very poor soil, stoney, gravelly, almost no dirt.

Description: Corolla very loosely attached, falling as a unit or individual petals. Sepals-5, mid-vein and margns fimbrate. Petals-5, yellow. Stamens-5, united below to form a bowl-shaped, cupping the ovary. Styles-5, becoming one. Capsule 10-parted. Seed flattened, 1 x 1.5 mm, light orange.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Jun 2, 1995
Specimen number: 181

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1047
Accession Date: Aug 5, 1995
Accession Number: 84

Annotations: SCFRB (In fruit)

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