Smooth Woodrush - Luzula hitchcockii
Luzula glabrata [misapplied]
Sometimes long-rhizomatous. Stems erect to ascending, 10–30 cm. Leaves glabrate; blades 4–10 mm wide, often turning golden-brown with age. Inflorescence open with 1 or 2 flowers on tips of spreading branches. Flowers: purple to brown, 2.5–3.5 mm long; prophylls purplish. Capsules ovoid, 2.5–4 mm long with a beak 0.5 mm or more long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
BC, AB, WA, OR, ID and MT (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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Moist meadows, open forest, often in late snowmelt sites; subalpine, rarely lower or higher (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.