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Linum  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 29201

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): flax [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderMalpighiales   
                            FamilyLinaceae  – flax  
                               GenusLinum L. – flax  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Linum alatum (Small) H.J.P. Winkl. – winged flax 
                                  Species Linum arenicola (Small) H.J.P. Winkl. – sand flax 
                                  Species Linum aristatum Engelm. – bristle flax 
                                  Species Linum australe A. Heller – southern flax 
                                  Species Linum austriacum L. – Asian flax 
                                  Species Linum berlandieri Hook. – Berlandier's yellow flax 
                                  Species Linum bienne Mill. – pale flax 
                                  Species Linum carteri Small – Carter's flax 
                                  Species Linum catharticum L. – fairy flax 
                                  Species Linum compactum A. Nelson – Wyoming flax 
                                  Species Linum elongatum (Small) H.J.P. Winkl. – Laredo flax 
                                  Species Linum floridanum (Planch.) Trel. – Florida yellow flax 
                                  Species Linum grandiflorum Desf. – scarlet flax, flowering flax, red flax 
                                  Species Linum hudsonioides Planch. – Texas flax 
                                  Species Linum imbricatum (Raf.) Shinners – toothed flax, tufted flax 
                                  Species Linum intercursum E.P. Bicknell – sandplain flax 
                                  Species Linum kingii S. Watson – King's flax 
                                  Species Linum lewisii Pursh – Lewis' flax, blue flax, Lewis' blue flax, prairie flax 
                                  Species Linum lundellii C.M. Rogers – Sullivan City flax 
                                  Species Linum macrocarpum C.M. Rogers – Spring Hill flax 
                                  Species Linum medium (Planch.) Britton – stiff yellow flax 
                                  Species Linum narbonense L. – flax 
                                  Species Linum neomexicanum Greene – New Mexico yellow flax 
                                  Species Linum perenne L. – blue flax 
                                  Species Linum pratense (Norton) Small – blue flax, meadow flax 
                                  Species Linum puberulum (Engelm.) A. Heller – desert flax, plains flax 
                                  Species Linum rigidum Pursh – orange flax, stiff flax, stiffstem flax 
                                  Species Linum rupestre (A. Gray) Engelm. ex A. Gray – rock flax 
                                  Species Linum schiedeanum Schltdl. & Cham. – Schied's flax 
                                  Species Linum striatum Walter – rigid flax, ridged yellow flax 
                                  Species Linum subteres (Trel.) H.J.P. Winkl. – slenderfoot flax, sprucemont flax 
                                  Species Linum sulcatum Riddell – grooved yellow flax, grooved flax 
                                  Species Linum trigynum L. – French flax 
                                  Species Linum usitatissimum L. – cultivated flax, common flax 
                                  Species Linum vernale Wooton – Chihuahuan flax 
                                  Species Linum virginianum L. – woodland flax 
                                  Species Linum westii C.M. Rogers – West's flax 
       

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  Source: Malpighiales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Linum   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Linum   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Linum   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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