Luzula spicata (L.) DC.
Juncaceae (Rush Family)
Synonym(s): Juncoides spicatum, Luzula spicata ssp. saximontana
USDA Symbol: LUSP4
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: Apr , May
DistributionUSA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , ID , ME , MT , NH , NM , NV , NY , OR , UT , VT , WA , WY
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Luzula spicata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Luzula spicata in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff