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Linum berlandieri var. filifolium (Berlandier's yellow flax)
Cliffe, Harry

Linum berlandieri var. filifolium

Linum berlandieri Hook. var. filifolium (Shinners) C.M. Rogers

Berlandier's Yellow Flax

Linaceae (Flax Family)

Synonym(s): Linum rigidum var. filifolium

USDA Symbol: LIBEF

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Named for French-Swiss physician Jean Louis Berlandier (1805-1851) who colledted plants in Texas and northern Mexico.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Inflorescence: Cyme
Flower: Sepals 5
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Notes: Yellow petals banded below the middle with purplish-red.

Distribution

USA: TX

Bibliography

Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2011-08-20
Research By: TWC Staff

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