Flaxseed, Linseed, Alshi, Jawas. जवस, अळशी, अतसी

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Flaxseed, Linseed, Alshi, Jawas. जवस, अळशी, अतसी
Scientific Name : Linum usitatissimum
Family : Linaceae
Common Name : Flaxseed, Linseed, Alshi, Jawas. जवस, अळशी, अतसी
Description:
An annual herb of which seeds are used as food and for extracting oil. Fibers from mature plants are used for making cloth. The seeds have medicinal uses also. Grown in cooler parts of India. Fruit is a capsule and matures by March.
Propagation : Seeds
Longevity : Annual

 

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