Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Linum intercursum E.P. Bicknell. Bicknell's Yellow Flax, Sandplain Flax. Phen: Jun-Oct. Hab: Woodlands, other dry to moist places. Dist: MA south to c. TN, nw. GA, and c. AL; from MA to MD, nearly restricted to the Coastal Plain, in VA, NC, SC, GA, AL, and se. TN, however it is primarily on the Piedmont and Mountains. It also occurs disjunctly in n. IN near the Great Lakes.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, F, FNA12, G, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, W, Rogers (1963), Rogers (1984); = Cathartolinum intercursum – S; < Linum virginianum var. floridanum – RAB

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