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Linum catharticum

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Botanical Description

very slender wiry stemmed annual 5-10cm tall, sometimes to 15cm Leaves distinct in being in pairs, narrowly obovate to lanceolate, 5-12mm long. Flowers white, 4-6mm across, summer. Most of Europe in various open habitats, usually grassland. Although quite pretty in its small and modest way, this is not really a rock garden plant.