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Linum bienne Miller

Prairie Flax

Life form2, 3: forb, annual or forb, perennial
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: linear to lanceolate
leaf surface3: smooth
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: blue
Flowering period2: winter and spring
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Linaceae (flax family)
Synonym(s)1: Linum perenne v.lewisii
Status: rare
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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