Download Seed: The flat, brown, ovate seeds of flax are 3-4 mm long. (54 KB)
Download Seedling: Two month old seedling of flax. (67 KB)
Download Vegetative: Leaves are .5 to 3 cm long. (68 KB)
Download Flowering: The flowers have 5 sepals and 5 petals. (58 KB)
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Linum perenne is a(n) perennial herbaceous, which grows 2 dm to 8 dm in height. This species is commonly found hills and eroded banks over the northern plains, prairies and rocky, open fields in moist well-drained soil. The leaves are linear to linear-lanceolate. Linum perenne has white blue flowers that bloom from May to August.