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Linum lewisii Pursh
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena candida @ DART_ENT (1)

Andrena candidiformis @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Andrena nigricula @ BBSL (1)

Andrena thaspii @ BBSL (1); RMBL_ENT (1)

Panurginus ineptus @ RMBL_ENT (3)
Apidae  Anthophora terminalis @ DART_ENT (1)
Coccinellidae  Coccinella transversoguttata @ I_LB (1)
Colletidae  Colletes phaceliae @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Hylaeus episcopalis @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Halictidae  Agapostemon angelicus @ BBSL (1)

Dufourea harveyi @ DART_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum inconditum @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Hyponectriaceae  Discosphaerina lini @ BPI (1)
Megachilidae  Hoplitis fulgida @ RMBL_ENT (4)

Megachile melanophaea @ RMBL_ENT (4)

Osmia bucephala @ DART_ENT (1); RMBL_ENT (2)

Osmia grindeliae @ DART_ENT (1)

Osmia nanula @ RMBL_ENT (2)

Osmia proxima @ DART_ENT (1)

Osmia @ DART_ENT (1)
Melampsoraceae  Melampsora lini @ BPI (88)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Mycosphaerella lini @ BPI (1)
Phaeosphaeriaceae  Leptosphaeria @ BPI (1)
Pleosporaceae  Pleospora aurea @ BPI (3)
_  Platyspora permunda @ BPI (1)

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Linum lewisii Pursh
Lewis flax

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General Information
Symbol: LILE3
Group: Dicot
Family: Linaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : AK   N
L48   N
Other Common Names: prairie flax
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Linales
Family Linaceae – Flax family
Genus Linum L. – flax
Species Linum lewisii Pursh – Lewis flax

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 3 subspecies of Linum lewisii . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Linum lewisii</i>
Pursh var. <i>
Linum lewisii var. alpicola
prairie flax Distribution of <i>
Linum lewisii</i>
Pursh var. <i>
(B. Boivin) C.M. Rogers
Linum lewisii var. lepagei
Lewis flax Distribution of <i>
Linum lewisii</i>
Pursh var. <i>
lewisii </i>
Linum lewisii var. lewisii
prairie flax

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