fiber flax

fiber flax

[′fī·bər ‚flaks]
(botany)
The flax plant grown in fertile, well-drained, well-prepared soil and cool, humid climate; planted in the early spring and harvested when half the seed pods turn yellow; used in the manufacture of linen.
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(2013) found that diurnal temperature range had a significant effect on the agronomic characters of fiber flax.
I still don't know where to get seed for fiber flax. I got my seed from Territorial Seed Co., but their current catalog doesn't list it any more.
Early characterization efforts based on agrobotanical characters revealed four major regions of flax diversity as mentioned above (Vavilov, 1926; 1951) and several unique groups of cultivated flax such as fiber flax, intermediate flax, large-seeded flax, and dehiscent flax (Dillman, 1953; Kulpa and Danert, 1962).