Luzula parviflora

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Scientific Name Luzula parviflora USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Small-flower Woodrush ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Juncaceae (Rush) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Montane and subalpine. Moist, shady areas in woodlands.
Plant: Upright perennial 12 to 28 inches tall; grass-like.
Leaves: Basal and stem leaves lanceolate with pointed tips; clump-forming basal leaves 5 to 7 inches long; 4 or 5 erect stem leaves, 3 to 4 inches long.
Inflorescence: Clusters of many flowers on branches in an open array, each flower about 1/4-inch long with 6 brown, pointed tepals.
Reference: Descr. adapted from Jepson eFlora and SEINet
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