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Luzula multiflora ssp. multiflora

Luzula multiflora (Ehrh.) Lej. ssp. multiflora

Common Woodrush

Juncaceae (Rush Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N), SPM (N)

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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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AK , CT , DC , DE , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MT , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE
Native Habitat: Sparsely scattered in fields, meadows, open woods, ditches and clearings.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2011-08-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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