Latin name: Linum lewisii Pursh var. lewisii
  Pronunciation: LIE-num loo-IS-ee-eye

  Common name: Western blue flax
  Family: Linaceae (Flax)
  Habitat: Dry open slopes and ridges 1500'-6000',
  montane coniferous forest, widespread

  Blooming period: May to September
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Linum
  2) lewisii
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