Taxon  Report   11814    
Luzula piperi  (Coville) M. E. Jones
Piper's woodrush
Luzula piperi, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Luzula
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Luzula wahlenbergii ssp. piperi
JEF + PLANTS: Luzula wahlenbergii ssp. piperi
PLANTS: Juncoides piperi
More information about  Luzula piperi
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


Search (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria

Luzula:  possibly from the Italian lucciola, "firefly or glowworm," from the shining inflorescence (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

piperi:  named after Charles Vancouver Piper (1867-1926), an agronomist with the US Department of Agriculture and an expert on Pacific Northwest flora. (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

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: Nov 20, 2019).