Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Geraniales > Family: Linaceae > Genus: Linum > Species: Linum maritimum

Linum maritimum L.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 2 are designated for this species
Natura 2000 species code 6224


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ITB041111 Italy Monte Linas - Marganai Map
ITB040029 Italy Costa di Nebida Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Linum muelleri Moris
Linum mulleri Moris

Other resources

GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

4 items found, displaying all items.1
Released Coverage Envelope File
2013-12-04 Italy 3rd Italian national report 2013 IT_species_reports.xml
2010-09-27 Italy Habitats Derogations 2007-2008 Habitats Derogations 2007-2008
2010-09-07 Italy Habitats derogations Report 2007-2008 Report 2007-2008
2008-03-05 Italy Italy Linum muelleri

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

2 items found, displaying all items.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Sardegna 2008-01-01 2008-12-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Deliberate picking in the wild No evidence of a significant impact
Sardegna 2007-01-01 2007-12-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Deliberate picking in the wild No evidence of a significant impact
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