Plant ID forum: Unknown pale blue-purple flower

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mes
Dec 13, 2015 4:47 PM CST
Hi,
I found this flower in May 2015 about an 1.5 hours' drive east of Ottawa, Ontario. It was growing among grasses next to a pond, and I think it was planted rather than being a wildflower. Can anyone identify it?
Thanks!





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jvdubb
Dec 13, 2015 4:52 PM CST
It reminds me of flax
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springcolor
Dec 13, 2015 5:02 PM CST
Is it this?
http://www.wildflowersofontario.ca/flax.html
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sooby
Dec 13, 2015 5:15 PM CST
Or maybe Linum perenne or Linum lewisii.

mes
Dec 13, 2015 7:00 PM CST
Thank you!

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