Taxon  Report   5226 
Luzula parviflora  (Ehrh.) Desv.
Small flowered wood rush,  Smallflowered woodrush
Luzula parviflora
© 2005 George W. Hartwell
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Luzula parviflora
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Luzula parviflora
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Luzula parviflora, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Luzula parviflora
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Juncoides parviflorum
PLANTS: Juncus melanocarpus
PLANTS: Juncus parviflorus
PLANTS: Luzula melanocarpa
PLANTS: Luzula parviflora ssp. melanocarpa
PLANTS: Luzula parviflora var. melanocarpa
ICPN: Luzula fastigiata
More information about  Luzula parviflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Sep 22, 2018).

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