Botanical Name: Linum lewisii
Common Name: Blue flax
Plant Type: Wildflower

Sun Requirement(s): Part to Full
Water Requirement(s): Low

Habitat(s): open pine forest
Elevation: From 2000 to 9500 feet

Fall/Bloom Color(s): Blue

Blooms from May to Sept

Height: 36 Inches


Petals usually drop by noon. Cultivated flax used to make linen. Seeds are crushed to make linseed oil. Great as a meadow wildflower.