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Purging Flax, Fairy Flax

Linum catharticum L.

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Linum catharticum (Purging Flax, Fairy Flax) is a species of annual herb in the family Linaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They have simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Melangyna novaezelandiae, small heath, Melanostoma mellinum, and Eriothrix rufomaculata. Individuals can grow to 0.13 m.

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EOL has data for 19 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of purging flax, fairy flax. View this species on GBIF