Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Linum floridanum (Planchon) Trelease var. floridanum . Florida Yellow Flax. Phen: Jun-Oct. Hab: Pine savannas, sandhill seeps. Dist: E. MD south to s. FL and west to LA and e. TX, essentially limited to the Coastal Plain; West Indies (Jamaica).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = FNA12, K1, K3, K4, Rogers (1963), Rogers (1984); < Cathartolinum floridanum – S; > Cathartolinum macrosepalum – S; < Linum floridanum – C, F, G, GW2, Il, WH3; < Linum virginianum var. floridanum – RAB, (also see L. floridanum var. chrysocarpum and L. intercursum)

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