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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: S side of Heuremann Rd. 1-1/4 mi. W of Milsa.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun of gravelly hillside. Very dry soil. Among Dalea, Vernonia, and Stillingia.

Description: Perennial with slender, wand-like stems to 15" tall. Flowers few, 5-petaled, 1/2 to 3/4" dia. Orange veins on petals. Leaves/petals drop early.

County: Bexar
Collector: Lottie Millsaps
Collection Date: June 20, 1991
Specimen number: 112

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0122
Accession Date: Dec. 16, 1991
Accession Number: 12

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