Wildflowers - Blue Flax

Blue Flax - Linum perenne
Blue Flax, Lewis' Flax - Linum perenne, L. lewisii

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

Blue Flax is often considered a subspecies of the Eurasian L. perenne which is very similar. The plant is named after Meriwether Lewis.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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