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Linum strictum is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.40 metres tall.
It has medicinal uses.
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.