Taxon  Report   1589 
Carex luzulina  Olney
Wood rush sedge,  Woodrush sedge
Carex luzulina
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Carex luzulina
© 2010 Keir Morse
Carex luzulina
© 2010 Keir Morse
Carex luzulina, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Carex luzulina
© 2008 Sean B. Smith
Genus: Carex
Coastal Prairie, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Redwood Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Carex luzulina var. ablata
TJM2: Carex luzulina var. luzulina
More information about  Carex luzulina
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 24, 2018).

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