Calflora
Taxon  Report   5223    
Luzula comosa  E. Mey.
Common wood rush,   Hairy wood rush,   Pacific woodrush,   Wood rush
Luzula comosa, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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Family: Juncaceae  
Genus: Luzula
Subspecies and Varieties:

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: meadows, slopes

Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPNLuzula campestris var. comosa
PLANTSLuzula campestris var. macrantha
PLANTSLuzula comosa var. macrantha
PLANTSLuzula comosa var. subsessilis
PLANTSLuzula multiflora ssp. comosa
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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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 06/22/2021).