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PERENNIAL FLAX Linum perenne (Linaceae) Height to 60cm<br />
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.
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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.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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