130969 PERENNIAL FLAX Linum perenne (Linaceae) Height to 60cm
Slender, spreading and hairless perennial with wiry stems. Found in dry grassland on calcareous soils. FLOWERS are 20-25mm across and lilac blue; borne in open clusters (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are globular. LEAVES are narrow, 1-veined and greyish green. STATUS-Extremely local in E and N England, on chalk or limestone.