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Picture of Lewis wild flax Plant press of Lewis wild flax
Lewis wild flax
Linum lewisii Pursh


Plant Description:

  • Dry prairie plant growing from a woody root, growing up to 60 cm tall
  • Blue flowers
  • Flax seed oil is a good source of Omega-3 (essential to the health of body cells) and for improving joint movement
  • Found at Stops 1, 2, 7, 8, and 11


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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