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Luzula parviflora (Ehrh.) Desv.
Synonyms: Luzula parviflora ssp. melanocarpa
USDA Symbol: LUPA4
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A member of the family Juncaceae which includes herbs, rarely shrubs, with mostly grass-like leaves, usually in a basal tuft, and small greenish or brownish flower in dense spikes or heads or sometimes in loose clusters or even solitary.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jul
AK , AZ , CA , CO , ID , MA , ME , MI , MN , MT , NH , NM , NV , NY , OR , SD , UT , VT , WA , WY Canada: NB
, NS USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N),
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
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Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff