Rigid Flax


Name: Rigid Flax

Scientific name: Linum strictum

Type: Herb

Color: Green,Yellow

Habitat: Sandy Areas

Size: 10 - 60 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Annual herb. Flowering. Mar–Apr. Status: Native. Rare. Also recorded: Bahrain. Habitat & distribution: Recorded by El Amin from ‘C Qatar, Wakra hills’ (presumably Jebel Al Wakra, E Qatar). Habitat is given as light soils on depressions. Uses: The seeds yield an oil similar to linseed oil (El Amin).

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