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Linum floridanum (Planch) Trel.
Florida yellow flax

Linum floridanum
Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee

Family: Linaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States and the Greater Antilles (Jamaica).

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Linum floridanum available from :

Linum floridanum has been found in the following 11 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Riverbend Park Present Native

Linum floridanum has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Linum floridanum has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Marl Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Linum floridanum
Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee