Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 6 taxa in the family Linaceae, Flax family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Ridgestem Yellow Flax, Ridged Yellow Flax
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Linum striatum   FAMILY: Linaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Linum striatum   FAMILY: Linaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Linum striatum 099-01-003   FAMILY: Linaceae

 

Look for it in bogs, seepages, other wet places, often growing in Sphagnum

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virginia Yellow Flax, Woodland Flax
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Linum virginianum   FAMILY: Linaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Linum virginianum   FAMILY: Linaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Linum virginianum var. virginianum 099-01-004a   FAMILY: Linaceae

 

Look for it in dry or moist places

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Texas Yellow Flax, Stiff Yellow Flax, Spreading Flax, Texas Flax
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Linum curtissii   FAMILY: Linaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Linum medium var. texanum   FAMILY: Linaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Linum virginianum var. medium 099-01-004b   FAMILY: Linaceae

 

Look for it in woodlands, other dry to moist places

Common (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Florida Yellow Flax, Savanna Flax
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Linum floridanum var. floridanum   FAMILY: Linaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Linum floridanum var. floridanum   FAMILY: Linaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Linum virginianum var. floridanum 099-01-004c   FAMILY: Linaceae

 

Look for it in savannas, sandhill seeps

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Yellow-fruited Yellow Flax, Florida yellow flax
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Linum floridanum var. chrysocarpum   FAMILY: Linaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Linum floridanum var. chrysocarpum   FAMILY: Linaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Linum virginianum var. floridanum 099-01-004c?   FAMILY: Linaceae

 

Look for it in wet savannas

Rare (an endemic)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Bicknell's Yellow Flax, Sandplain Yellow Flax
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Linum intercursum   FAMILY: Linaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Linum intercursum   FAMILY: Linaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Linum virginianum var. floridanum 099-01-004c?   FAMILY: Linaceae

 

Look for it in dry to moist places

Uncommon (rare in GA & SC Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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