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Search Results:       Common Name: flax

List for printing without synonyms and photos.
Checklist from Wisconsin State Herbarium
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      Family Asteraceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Aster linariifolius L. * +
              flax-leaved aster, stiff aster
                 Aster linariifolius L. f. lateralis House
                 Aster linariifolius L. f. leucactis Benke
                 Aster linariifolius L. f. monocephalus House
                 Aster linariifolius L. var. linariifolius
                 Aster linariifolius L. var. victorinii Fernald
                 Ionactis linariifolia (L.) Greene
Image of Aster linariifolius L.
      Family Brassicaceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Camelina Crantz *
              false flax (DISTRIBUTION MAP GALLERY of SPECIES)
            Camelina microcarpa Andrz. ex DC. * +
              little-pod false flax, small-fruited false flax
                 Camelina sativa (L.) Crantz subsp. microcarpa (Andrz. ex DC.) E.Schmid
Image of Camelina microcarpa Andrz. ex DC.
            Camelina sativa (L.) Crantz * +
              gold-of-pleasure, large-seed false flax
                 Camelina parodii Ibarra & La Porte
                 Camelina sativa (L.) Crantz subsp. sativa
                 Myagrum sativum L.
Image of Camelina sativa (L.) Crantz
      Family Linaceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Linum L. *
            Linum lewisii Pursh *
              [Excluded] prairie flax
Image of Linum lewisii Pursh
            Linum medium (Planch.) Britton var. texanum (Planch.) Fernald * +
              common yellow flax, small yellow flax, stiff yellow flax
                 Cathartolinum curtissii (Small) Small
                 Linum striatum Walter var. texanum (Planch.) B.Boivin
                 Linum virginianum L. var. texanum Planch.
Image of Linum medium (Planch.) Britton var. texanum (Planch.) Fernald
            Linum perenne L. * +
              wild blue flax
Image of Linum perenne L.
            Linum rigidum Pursh * +
              stiff-stem yellow flax
Image of Linum rigidum Pursh
            Linum sulcatum Riddell * +
              grooved yellow flax
                 Cathartolinum sulcatum (Riddell) Small
                 Linum sulcatum Riddell var. sulcatum
                 Mesynium sulcatum (Riddell) A.Löve & D.Löve
Image of Linum sulcatum Riddell
            Linum usitatissimum L. * +
              common flax
                 Linum humile Mill.
                 Linum usitatissimum L. var. humile (Mill.) Pers.
                 Linum usitatissimum L. var. usitatissimum
Image of Linum usitatissimum L.
      Family Santalaceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt. subsp. umbellata * +
              bastard-toadflax, false toadflax
                 Comandra richardsiana Fernald
                 Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt. subsp. richardsiana (Fernald) A.Löve & D.Löve
                 Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt. var. umbellata
                 Thesium umbellatum L.
Image of Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt. subsp. umbellata
            Geocaulon lividum (Richardson) Fernald * +
              false toadflax, northern comandra
                 Comandra livida Richardson
Image of Geocaulon lividum (Richardson) Fernald
      Family Scrophulariaceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Chaenorhinum minus (L.) Lange * +
              dwarf snapdragon, lesser toadflax, small snapdragon
                 Linaria minor (L.) Desf.
Image of Chaenorhinum minus (L.) Lange
            Linaria Mill. *
              toadflax (DISTRIBUTION MAP GALLERY of SPECIES)
            Linaria canadensis (L.) Dum.Cours. var. canadensis * +
              annual toadflax, blue toadflax, Canada toadflax
                 Antirrhinum canadense L.
                 Nuttallanthus canadensis (L.) D.A.Sutton
Image of Linaria canadensis (L.) Dum.Cours. var. canadensis
            Linaria dalmatica (L.) Mill. * +
              Dalmatian toadflax
                 Antirrhinum dalmaticum L.
                 Linaria dalmatica (L.) Mill. subsp. dalmatica
                 Linaria genistifolia (L.) Mill., sensu Salamun (1951)
                 Linaria genistifolia (L.) Mill. subsp. dalmatica (L.) Maire & Petitm.
Image of Linaria dalmatica (L.) Mill.

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