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Linum campanulatum

Lin campanulé

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

25-40 mm

Flowering months

March,

April,

May

Leaf type

Linear,

Lanceolate

Height

10-30 cm

Description

Related to the cultivated flax plant not found in the wild. Oil made from the seeds of cultivated flax is used in the paint industry and as a carrier oil for colour pigment.

Linum campanulatum forms a cushion, branching from the woody base each year.

Dry habitats, rocky ground, garrigue, open woodland.

Flowers

The flowers have shiny, light yellow petals.

Leaves

Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle, Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Basal: long, wider in the middle, pointed, smooth.
Upper: almost linear.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule.

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