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Curved Woodrush - Luzula arcuata


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 8

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General Description
Stems ascending, 2–10 cm. Leaves glabrate; blades 1–3 mm wide. Inflorescence arching, of 2 to 12 clusters of 2 to 6 flowers; bracteoles ciliate. Flowers: tepals brown to purple, 1.5–2.5 mm long; outer mucronate; prophylls purplish. Capsules ellipsoid, ca. 2 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are subspecies unalaschkensis (Buchenau) Hulten.

Range Comments
Circumpolar south to WA and MT (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat

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