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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

Synonymy: = C, F, FNA12, G, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa, Tat, Tn, Va, W, Rogers (1963), Rogers (1984); = Cathartolinum intercursum (E.P.Bicknell) Small – S; < Linum virginianum L. var. floridanum Planch. – RAB

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
  • Midwest: FACU
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU

Heliophily: 8

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image of plant© Alan Weakley source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Weakley source | Original Image ⭷


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