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Linum berlandieri (Berlandier's yellow flax)
Pyle, Lynn

Linum berlandieri

Linum berlandieri Hook.

Berlandier's Yellow Flax

Linaceae (Flax Family)


USDA Symbol: LIBE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Linear
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Inflorescence: Cyme
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.
Flower: Sepals 5

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Flowers have yellow petals with orange at the bases.


USA: AR , KS , LA , NE , NM , OK , TX

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Linum berlandieri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Linum berlandieri in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Linum berlandieri


Record Modified: 2023-01-04
Research By: DEW

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