131992 FAIRY FLAX Linum catharticum (Linaceae) Height to 12cm
Slender, delicate annual that is easily overlooked when not in flower. Found in both wet and dry grassland, mainly on calcareous soils. FLOWERS are 4-6mm across and white; borne in loose, terminal clusters (May-Sep). FRUITS are globular. LEAVES are narrow, 1-veined and borne in opposite pairs. STATUS-Widespread and locally common.