Linum catharticum L.

Fairy flax

source: Tigerente (2006), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)
source: Tigerente (2006), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)

Nomenclature

GrinTax Linum catharticum L.
The Plant list Linum catharticum L.
English name Fairy flax



Crop relationship
Flax same genus



FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 strongly decreasing (50-75%)
Presence relatively rare
Status Red List: near threatened
Legal protection unlisted

Conservation in the Netherlands

A) In protected areas per province

For subareas the link to the larger area is provided.

a = actually present, p = possible
(see: About CWRnl / Methodology)

Drenthe

  • Drents-Friese Wold (SBB [p])
  • Norg (SBB [a])

Flevoland

  • De Burchtkamp (SBB [a])
  • De Vormt (SBB [p])
  • Heggenreservaat de Wildwallen (SBB [p])
  • Hollandse Hout (SBB [p])
  • Horsterwold (SBB [a])
  • IJsselmonding (SBB [p])
  • Kadoelermeer (NM [p])
  • Kamperhoek-Ketelbos (SBB [p])
  • Knar-Wegstrookbeplantingen (SBB [p])
  • Kuinderbos (SBB [a])
  • Larservaartbos (SBB [p])
  • Lelystad-Wegstrookbeplantingen (SBB [p])
  • Oldematen (SBB [p])
  • Oostvaardersplassen (SBB [p])
  • Oostvaardersveld (SBB [p])
  • Reve-Abbert (SBB [a])
  • Rivierduingebied (SBB [p])
  • Roggebotzand (SBB [p])
  • Spijk-Bremerberg (SBB [a])
  • Urkerbos (SBB [a])
  • Veerslootslanden (SBB [a])
  • Veluwerandmeren (SBB [p])
  • Visvijverbos (SBB [p])
  • Voorsterbos (SBB [a], NM [a])
  • Zilverstrand-Muiderstrand (SBB [p])
  • Zuigerplas (SBB [a])
  • Zwarte Meer (NM [p])

Friesland

  • Ameland (SBB [p])
  • Dongeradiel (SBB [p])
  • Fochteloërveen (NM [a])
  • Gooijumerpolder (NM [p])
  • Hegewiersterfjild (NM [a])
  • Kollumer Walden (SBB [p])
  • Nationaal Park Lauwersmeer (NM [a])
  • Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog (NM [a], SBB [a])
  • Nijlan (SBB [a])
  • Terschelling (SBB [a])
  • Vlieland (SBB [a])

Gelderland

  • Beekvliet (SBB [a])
  • Bennekomse Meent (SBB [a])
  • Bruuk (SBB [a])
  • Buren (SBB [a])
  • Leuvenumse Bossen (NM [p])
  • Linge Oevers-West (SBB [p])
  • Nunspeet (SBB [p])
  • Oosterwolde (Gld) (SBB [p])
  • Planken Wambuis (NM [p])
  • Randmeer oeverlanden (SBB [p])
  • Slangenburg (SBB [a])
  • Winterswijk (SBB [a])
  • Zieuwent (SBB [a])

Groningen

  • Lauwersmeer (SBB [a])
  • Rottum (SBB [a])

Limburg

  • Bemelen (SBB [p])
  • Berghofweide (NM [p])
  • Bunderbos (SBB [p])
  • Geleenbeekdal (NM [p])
  • Genhoes (NM [a])
  • Gerendal (SBB [a])
  • Geul- en Gulpdal (SBB [a])
  • Geuldal (NM [p])
  • Imstenraderbos (NM [p])
  • Kunderberg (SBB [a])
  • Maasvallei (NM [p])
  • Platte Bossen (SBB [p])
  • Ravensbos (SBB [p])
  • Savelsbos (SBB [a])
  • Selzerbeekdal (NM [p])
  • Sint-Pietersberg (NM [a])
  • Terworm (NM [p])
  • Vaals (SBB [a])
  • Wahlwiller Graven (SBB [a])

Noord-Brabant

  • Auvergnepolder (SBB [a])
  • Cuijkse Land (SBB [p])
  • De Biesbosch (SBB [a])
  • De Plateaux (NM [a])
  • Dintelse Gorzen (NM [a])
  • Langstraat (SBB [p])
  • Moergestel (SBB [a])
  • Natuurlinten (SBB [p])
  • Prinsland (SBB [a])
  • Slikken van de Heen (NM [a])
  • Steenbergse Vliet (NM [p])
  • West-Brabantse Dijken (NM [p])

Noord-Holland

  • Duinen van Texel (SBB [a])
  • Elswout (SBB [a])
  • Haarlemmermeer-Noord (SBB [a])
  • Lage Land van Texel (NM [p])
  • Middenduin (SBB [a])
  • Nationaal Park Zuid-Kennemerland (NM [a])
  • Nijenburg (NM [p])
  • Oude en Nieuwe Land van Texel (SBB [a])
  • Pettemerduinen (SBB [a])
  • Schoorlse Duinen (SBB [p])
  • Spaarnwoude (SBB [a])
  • Uitlandse Polder (NM [p])
  • Zwanenwater (NM [a])

Overijssel

  • Boswachterij Steenwijkerwold (SBB [p])
  • De Borkeld (SBB [a])
  • Zuiderzeedijk-Kolken (SBB [p])

Utrecht

  • De Bijleveld (SBB [a])
  • De Waarden (SBB [p])
  • Fort bij Rijnauwen (SBB [a])
  • Grebbelinie (SBB [a])
  • Landgoed Haarzuilens (NM [p])
  • Tull en 't Waal (SBB [p])

Zeeland

  • Bloemdijken van Zuid-Beveland (NM [p])
  • Braakman (SBB [a])
  • Grevelingen (SBB [a])
  • Kop van Schouwen (SBB [a])
  • Middelplaten (NM [a])
  • Neeltje Jans (NM [p])
  • Noord-Beveland (SBB [p])
  • Schouwen-Duiveland (SBB [a])
  • Slot Haamstede (NM [p])
  • Tholen (SBB [a])
  • Veerse Meer (SBB [a])
  • Voornes Duin (NM [a])
  • Walcheren (SBB [a])
  • West-Zeeuws-Vlaanderen (SBB [a])

Zuid-Holland

  • Coepelduinen (SBB [a])
  • Duinen van Goeree (NM [a])
  • Flakkee (SBB [p])
  • Goeree (SBB [p])
  • Haringvliet (SBB [a])
  • Hoekse Waard (SBB [a])
  • Kop van Goeree (NM [p])
  • Krammer-Volkerak (SBB [a])
  • Nieuwkoopse Plassen (NM [p])
  • Noordwijk (SBB [a])
  • Quackgors (NM [a])
  • Scheelhoek (NM [a])
  • Volgerland (NM [p])
  • Voorne-Putten (SBB [p])
  • Wassenaar (SBB [a])

B) In genebank

  • CGN: no material

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence
  • green: management type maps with areas that qualify for financial support (largely representing the Dutch network of protected areas). Protected water areas are not shown (IJsselmeer, Markermeer and all Frisian lakes, Randmeren & Vechtplassen).

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe largest part of Europe
Asia from Europe to Caucasus and Ural
Africa -
North-America NE-North-America
South-America -
Australia -
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.

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Optimistic scenario

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Distribution data GBIF, June 2016
Distribution data GBIF, June 2016

Pessimistic scenario

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Additional information