Luzula parviflora (Ehrh.) Desv.
Juncaceae (Rush Family)
Synonym(s): Juncoides parviflorum, Juncus melanocarpus, Juncus parviflorus, Luzula melanocarpa, Luzula parviflora ssp. melanocarpa, Luzula parviflora var. melanocarpa
USDA Symbol: LUPA4
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.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jul
DistributionUSA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , ID , MA , ME , MI , MN , MT , NH , NM , NV , NY , OR , SD , UT , VT , WA , WY
Canada: NB , NS
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
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National Wetland Indicator Status
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Luzula parviflora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Luzula parviflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Luzula parviflora
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff