Flax (alas)

Catalogue Type
Seed Catalogue
Scientific Name
Linum usitatissimum
Distinguishing Characters
i) Seeds are typically about 3 – 4 mm long.
ii) Seeds are brown in color and are smooth and shiny with a mucilaginous substance in their outer layer that makes them sticky when wet.
iii) Flax seeds come in brown, golden and yellow varieties and have a slightly nutty flavor.
Photo of Seed