OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (2/8/20):
Linum curtissii   FAMILY Linaceae   Go to FSUS key


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

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 099-01-004b:
Linum virginianum var. medium   FAMILY Linaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cathartolinum medium

 

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


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image of Linum curtissii, Texas Yellow Flax, Stiff Yellow Flax, Spreading Flax, Texas Flax

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_linum_medium_texanum2

June    Dare County    NC

The flowering branches are spread widely, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (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) 099-01-004b:
Linum virginianum var. medium   FAMILY Linaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cathartolinum medium

 

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2230

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common (rare in Mountains)

Habitat: woodlands, other dry to moist places, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate, lowest often opposite

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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