Seeds of South Australia
Linum marginale (Linaceae)
Native Flax
List of species for Linum
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Herbarium regions:
Flinders Ranges, Eastern, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Yorke Peninsula, Southern Lofty, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Bridgewater (NCP01)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Least Concern
Glenelg Plain (NCP02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Lucindale (NCP03) 
 Least Concern
Tintinara (NCP04) 
 Least Concern
Fleurieu (KAN02)Kanmantoo
 Least Concern
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Least Concern
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Least Concern
Olary Spur (FLB03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Least Concern
Northern Flinders (FLB05) 
 Least Concern   [climate sensitive]
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Least Concern   [climate sensitive]
Southern Yorke (EYB01)Eyre Yorke Block
 Least Concern
St Vincent (EYB02) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)
Eyre Hills (EYB03) 
 Least Concern
Talia (EYB04) 
 Least Concern
Eyre Mallee (EYB05) 
 Least Concern
South Olary Plain (MDD01)Murray Darling Depression
 Near Threatened   [likes damp soil]
Murray Mallee (MDD02) 
 Least Concern   [likes damp soil]
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03) 
 Near Threatened
Lowan Mallee (MDD04) 
 Near Threatened   [likes damp soil]
Wimmera (MDD05) 
 Near Threatened
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)Riverina
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [likes damp soil]
Myall Plains (GAW01)Gawler
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   (Probable Decline)   [grazed]
Gawler Volcanics (GAW02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   (Probable Decline)   [grazed]
Barrier Range (BHC01)Broken Hill Complex
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Bimbowrie (BHC05) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Murnpeowie (STP03)Stony Plains
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [edge of range; limited habitat]
IBRA regions
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4 of 4 subregionsNaracoorte Coastal PlainLeast Concern
, Rare
Fleurieu (KAN02)KanmantooLeast Concern
6 of 6 subregionsFlinders Lofty BlockLeast Concern
, Rare
5 of 5 subregionsEyre Yorke BlockLeast Concern
, Vulnerable
5 of 6 subregionsMurray Darling DepressionLeast Concern
, Near Threatened
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)RiverinaRare
  (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [likes damp soil]
2 of 8 subregionsGawlerRare
2 of 4 subregionsBroken Hill ComplexRare
Murnpeowie (STP03)Stony PlainsRare
  (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [edge of range; limited habitat]
RSCA map:
Regional Species Conservation Assessments per IBRA subregion. Please click the thumbnail map.
AVH map:
Australian distribution map (external link)
SA Census:
Census of South Australian plants (external link)     [genus Linum]
Name derivation:
Linum a Latin name for the cultivated flax (Linum usitatissimum). Marginalis from the Medieval Latin 'marginalis' meaning of the margin;
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
3000 (3.03 g)
6250 (3.1 g)
>1001-Dec-2004DJD 58
South Eastern
28-Mar-2006100%-18°C
Location: BGA — the seeds are stored at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, MSB — the seeds are stored at the Millennium Seed Bank, Kew, England.
Number of plants: This is the number of plants from which the seeds were collected.
Collection location: The Herbarium of South Australia's region name.
% Viability: Percentage of filled healthy seeds determined by a cut test or x-ray.