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Native flax

Linum marginale

Description:

Purple flowers, each with 5 petals and a delicate cluster of short stamen in the centre measuring 15 - 20 mm across. Leaves are small and spear-shaped; also 15-20 mm in length. This particular specimen was around 180 cm in height.

Habitat:

Growing wild on an urbanised bush block.

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5 Comments

Mr.Swift
Mr.Swift 8 years ago

Ashish Nimkar: can you help with an ID for this one?
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/153...

Mr.Swift
Mr.Swift 8 years ago

Linaceae = bingo!
Check here: http://flickrhivemind.net/Tags/nativefla...

Mr.Swift
Mr.Swift 8 years ago

I found another pic of the same here:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/42384967@N0...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Also check Linaceae famil members find in your area.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Might be of Ranunculaceae family.

Mr.Swift
Spotted by
Mr.Swift

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Spotted on Nov 14, 2012
Submitted on Nov 14, 2012

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