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Linum carteri Small var. carteri
Carter's flax

Linum carteri
Copyright by: Craig van der Heiden
in habitat, Miami Dade County, Florida 2014

Family: Linaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Endemic to South Florida in Miami-Dade County.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Critically Imperiled

United States Federal Status: Endangered

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For a current review of L. carteri var. carteri throughout its range, see the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Species Profile.

Other data on Linum carteri var. carteri available from :

Linum carteri var. carteri has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Native
Rockdale Pineland Present Native

Linum carteri var. carteri has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native

Linum carteri var. carteri has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland

All Images:

Linum carteri
Copyright by: Craig van der Heiden
in habitat, Miami Dade County, Florida 2014
Linum carteri
Copyright by: Jennifer Possley, 2014
Newly discovered plants at Deering Estate at Cutler
Linum carteri
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer, 2012
In habitat, Rockdale Pineland
Linum carteri
Copyright by: Craig van der Heiden
in habitat, Miami Dade County, Florida 2014
Linum carteri
Copyright by: Craig van der Heiden
in habitat, Miami Dade County, Florida 2014
Linum carteri
Copyright by: Craig van der Heiden
in habitat, Miami Dade County, Florida 2014
Linum carteri
Copyright by: Craig van der Heiden
in habitat, Miami Dade County, Florida 2014