Linum stelleroides: An
annual that occurs in sunny grasslands in mountainous regions. Stems
erect, growing to 40-60cm in height, and alternate leaves with no
petioles. The blades are 1-3cm long and 2-4mm wide, with pointed
tips, bases tapering, and no hairs and three veins on the surfaces.
Stem- and branch tips emerge cymes that set about 1cm-in-diameter
light purple 5-petaled flowers; the petals are broadly obovate,
5-6mm long. Fruit is spherical, 3-4mm across. Bloom time: