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Luzula parviflora (Ehrh.) Desv.
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.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jul
, WY Canada: NB
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff