Wild Flax by Tracy Faught

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Wild blue Flax in a field near my home. Norwood Ontario Canada. Summer 2012. Fuji Finepix S200 EXR.

Wild Flax – Linum usitatissimum

Flowers: Several, terminal or scattered on upper branches. Flower stalk often droops at the tip. Petals 5, pale purplish blue with darker guidelines, yellowish at base, wedge-shaped, 10-20mm long; dediduous early. Sepals 5, often whitish on the margins, 4-7mm long. Stamens 5, united at the base. Flowers can be white but this is rare.

Blooms: March to July

Fruit:, Brown, many compartmented capsule, 6-10 cm long on erect stalks, with 8 to 10 shiny dark-brown to black seeds.

Leaves: Alternative, simple, stalkless, 3 nerved. Numerous, gray-green, linear to lance-shaped,1.5- 3.5 cm long.

Habitat : Dry, often sandy, exposed hillsides, grasslands, roadsides, gravelly river flats and open woods. Disturbed ground.

Distribution: Europe; naturlalized throughout North America.

Pick: Freely.

I’m a Canadian girl that love’s to take pictures. I have a huge love for flowers and critters, so you will see alot of those.

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  • John44
    John44over 1 year ago

    Hi Trace,
    a beauty !! compliments

  • Thanks my friend!! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 1 year ago

    Very nice capture

  • Thanks very much Larry!! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Dlouise
    Dlouiseover 1 year ago

    Very pretty, Tracy,,,so delicate!

  • Thanks my friend! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 1 year ago

    Very delicate

  • Thanks Kala! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Rosemary Sobiera
    Rosemary Sobieraover 1 year ago

    Very nicely done! Love the softness! :)

  • Much thanks my dear!! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

  • KUJO-Photo
    KUJO-Photoover 1 year ago

    What a beauty!!! Stunning bokeh!!

  • Thanks so very much!! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

  • labaker
    labakerover 1 year ago

    lovely :)

  • Thanks Larry!! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

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