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Luzula echinata (Hedgehog woodrush)
Cressler, Alan

Luzula echinata

Luzula echinata (Small) F.J. Herm.

Hedgehog Woodrush

Juncaceae (Rush Family)

Synonym(s): Juncoides echinatum, Luzula campestris var. echinata, Luzula echinata var. mesochorea, Luzula multiflora var. echinata

USDA Symbol: LUEC

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: To about 6 inches in height.

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACU FAC FACU FACU
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.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Luzula echinata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Luzula echinata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Luzula echinata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2017-07-10
Research By: JAM

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