Plant Identification Database:
Linaceae (Flax)
Order: Linales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
LV: u. alternate, sessile, simple, entire; FL: 5 petals separate, 5 sepals separate, u. terminal, regular, perfect, ovary superior; FR: u. capsule; ST: EC:
u. alternate, sessile simple entire <1" 5 petals separate, 5 sepals separate, regular u. terminal perfect, O: superior u. capsule LV: u. alternate, sessile, simple, entire; FL: 5 petals separate, 5 sepals separate, u. terminal, regular, perfect, ovary superior; FR: u. capsule; ST: EC:
Wild blue flax Linum lewisii Linum appressed linear <1" P: 5 blue w/ yellow center 1", Mar-Sep S: 5; P: 5 styles, longer than stamens herb, <3' San Juan NF CO Wild blue flax Linum lewisii Western blue flax, Lewis flax, blue flax, prairie flax
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION