OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 7 taxa in the family Linaceae, Flax family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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Common Name: Common Flax, Cultivated Flax, Linaza

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Linum usitatissimum   FAMILY: Linaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Linum usitatissimum   FAMILY: Linaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Linum usitatissimum 099-01-001   FAMILY: Linaceae

 

Habitat: Roadsides, other disturbed places, not long persisting after agricultural use

Waif(s)

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Ridgestem Yellow Flax, Ridged Yellow Flax

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) 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

 

Habitat: 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: (4/24/22) 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

 

Habitat: Dry or moist places

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain)

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: (4/14/23) 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

 

Habitat: 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: (4/24/22) 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

 

Habitat: Pine savannas, sandhill seeps

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Yellow-fruited Yellow Flax, Florida yellow flax

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) 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

 

Habitat: Wet savannas

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Bicknell's Yellow Flax, Sandplain Flax

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) 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

 

Habitat: Woodlands, other dry to moist places

Common in NC Piedmont, uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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"Some species have flowers that are unisexual, that is, they have either stamens (staminate flowers) or pistils (pistillate flowers) but not both together." — Lawrence Newcomb, Newcomb's Wildflower Guide