Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2230

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Mountains)

Look for it in dry to moist places, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Mostly alternate, lowest often opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Linum medium var. texanum   FAMILY Linaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Linum medium var. texanum   FAMILY Linaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 099-01-004b:
Linum virginianum var. medium   FAMILY Linaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cathartolinum medium

 

COMMON NAME:
Texas Yellow Flax, Stiff Yellow Flax, Spreading Flax, Texas Flax