Linum usitatissimum L. Flax
Sp.Pl. 1:277 (1753)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Monday 12 August 1996

Erect, robust annual, herb, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. blue/white, May or Jul or Oct to Nov. Widely cultivated.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Cape Range, Fitzgerald, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Ashburton, Beverley, Busselton, Mingenew, South Perth, Stirling, Swan, Vincent, Wandering, Wanneroo.