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Linum strictum is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.40 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
Central Europe to the Mediterranean and east to Afghanistan and Iran.
Dry hills, sandy and rocky places, vineyards.
Prefers a light well-drained moderately fertile humus-rich soil in a sunny sheltered position[
The seeds are used as an emollient[
Seed - sow early spring in situ.