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Pale flax

Linum bienne

Description:

Biennial or perennial plant which has long, narrow stems to 60 cm tall and slender leaves 1.5-2.5 cm long. The flowers have five petals about 1 cm long and nearly round; they are pale blue but streaked with darker colour. It flowers in late spring and, at least in more temperate regions, through the summer.

Habitat:

Dry, sunny calcareous or neutral grasslands from sea level up to 1000 metres.


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Dangermouse
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Dangermouse

Algarve, Portugal

Lat: 37.03, Long: -7.82

Spotted on Apr 15, 2012
Submitted on Apr 29, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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