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Linum neomexicanum

Linum neomexicanum Greene

New Mexico Yellow Flax

Linaceae (Flax Family)

Synonym(s): Cathartolinum neomexicanum

USDA Symbol: LINE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

This flax is a slender annual or perennial, 1-2 ft. tall. Its branches ascend at a narrow angle from the stem and bear a long, narrow inflorescence of yellow flowers. Leaves are narrow.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
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Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AZ , NM
Native Distribution: NM, AZ & n. Mex.
Native Habitat: Pine forests; 4500 to 9000 ft.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Mesic, slightly acid, soil.
Conditions Comments: Not Available

Propagation

Description: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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