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The species are presented in order by family and within families by genus. Pteridophytes, the ferns and fern allies, are first, followed by the flowering plants, dicots first and then monocots.

Linaceae - Flax Family
The flax family has flowers with small spreading corollas with five fused petals and five stamens. The globular ovary expands into a spherical fruit that breaks up into five parts containing five to ten shiny, slippery, brown seeds.