Linum catharticum

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Linum catharticum
Liunum catharticum1.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Linaceae
Genus: Linum
Species: L. catharticum
Binomial name
Linum catharticum
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Linum catharticum or fairy flax is an herbaceous flowering plant in the genus Linum, native to Great Britain,[1] central Europe and Western Asia. The plant is annual and blooms in July and August.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Native flora recorded from postal district CO4 (Colchester area north)". The Postcode Plant Database. Natural History Museum. Retrieved 10 January 2013.