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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Linum medium (Planch.) Britton var. texanum
(Planch.) Fernald
Stiff yellow flax

Family: Linaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central North America and the northern Bahamas.


Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Possibly Extirpated

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Possibly Extirpated

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Collected once in 1967 near Watson's Hammock on Big Pine Key (Long & Broome 2456, USF).

Other data on Linum medium var. texanum available from :

Linum medium var. texanum has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated

Linum medium var. texanum has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Pine Rockland