Linum ID'd from its close-held stamens as Linum bienne, not perenne

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Hilary

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This was growing at the foot of an old Olive tree in one of the pavements of Corinth.
There aren't any more of the same plant and it was a great surprise and joy to come across something different so unexpectedly.
I can't make my mind up if it is Linum bienne or Linum perenne
Hope someone knows
« Last Edit: April 13, 2016, 08:24:58 AM by Alisdair »
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

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Alisdair

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Re: Linum, but which one
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2016, 08:16:15 AM »
Super ID photos, Hilary; from the closely held stamens I'd say bienne
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Hilary

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Re: Linum, but which one
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2016, 05:09:56 PM »
Alisdair,
Many thanks. I will go with your identification
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care