Taxon  Report   5224    
Luzula divaricata  S. Watson
Forked wood rush,  Forked woodrush, Spreading wood rush
Luzula divaricata
© 2015 Neal Kramer
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Luzula divaricata
© 2013 Gary A. Monroe
Luzula divaricata
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Luzula divaricata, 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 divaricata
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Luzula
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Luzula parviflora ssp. divaricata
PLANTS: Luzula parviflora var. divaricata
More information about  Luzula divaricata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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: Dec 11, 2018).

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