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Scarlet Flax

Linum grandiflorum

Description:

An annual herb producing an erect, branching stem lined with waxy, lance-shaped leaves 1 to 2 centimeters long. The inflorescence bears flowers on pedicels several centimeters long. The flower has 5 red petals each up to 3 centimeters long and stamens tipped with anthers bearing light blue pollen.

Habitat:

Xeric garden in wildlife habitat yard.


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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Texas, USA

Lat: 31.11, Long: -97.50

Spotted on Mar 7, 2016
Submitted on Jun 24, 2016

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