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Linum carteri Small var. smallii
Rogers
Small’s flax

Linum carteri
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Linaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Endemic to the South Florida mainland.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: G2T2

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: Some plants at Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station in the Richmond Pine Rocklands have characteristics intermediate between Linum carteri var. smallii and the federally-endangered Linum carteri var. carteri (J. Possley, email comm., 2015, 2017).

Other data on Linum carteri var. smallii available from :

Linum carteri var. smallii has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Homestead Bayfront Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Tamiami Pineland Complex Addition Reported

Linum carteri var. smallii has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native

Linum carteri var. smallii has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland
Marl Prairie
Pine Rockland

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Linum carteri
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Linum carteri
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Linum carteri
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Linum carteri
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Linum carteri
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley