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Linum crepitans - (Boenn.)Dum.

Common Name
Family Linaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Not known
Range Europe.
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Other Uses    (0 of 5)
Weed Potential No
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Care (info)
Moist Soil Full sun
Linum crepitans


Linum crepitans

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Linum crepitans is a ANNUAL growing to 0.6 m (2ft). The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects.
Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

None known

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

Fibre

A fibre is obtained from the stem[74].

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

Prefers a light well-drained moderately fertile humus-rich soil in a sunny sheltered position[200]. This species is considered by most botanists to be no more than a part of L. usitatissimum[50]. It is cultivated for its seed but is losing favour because the seed scatters too easily[50].

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Propagation

Seed - sow early spring in situ.

Other Names

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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