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Linum virginianum L.
Coefficient of Conservatism: 9
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: T

Dry forests, hillsides, and sandy banks; also moist shaded ground, shores, and river banks. This species seems to have become much less common during the past half-century or so, with only a few collections made in Michigan since 1938. The inflorescence is more corymbose than in L. striatum, sometimes quite similar to that of L. medium.


Berrien County
Cass County
Eaton County
Ingham County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Macomb County
Oakland County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. January 30, 2023.