Taxon  Report   5227    
Luzula spicata  (L.) DC.
Spiked wood rush,  Spiked woodrush
Luzula spicata, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Luzula
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Luzula spicata ssp. saximontana
JEF: Luzula spicata var. nova
PLANTS: Juncoides spicatum
More information about  Luzula spicata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 07, 2019).