Linum lewisii Desert Flax, Lewis Flax
PERENNIAL. Flowers 2.5 - 3 cm, blue with dark blue veins and
yellow centers, flat (not bowl-shaped). Stems tall and thin, leaves
grasslike. Blooms April-June. In the Empires, rare in sandy,
open areas in desertscrub and desert grassland. L. pratense has smaller,
lighter blue flowers.
FAMILY: Linaceae (Flax Family)