Linum marginale, commonly known as Native flax or wild flax is an erect perennial herb which can grow anywhere from 30 to 60 cm high.  The flowers are blue, with darker veins and white stamen.  Linum marginale is indigenous to southern Australia and found in a range of different habitat.  Indigenous people ate the seeds and the stems fibers were used to make fish nets and cords.  To learn more about Linum marginale, the classification, habitat, nutrition, reproduction, interactions, and other interesting facts check out the rest of the site!  Also, to learn more about other various organisms go to which links to other numerous sites done by University of La Crosse students. 

















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Take a look at how Linum marginale got its name by continuing onto Classification