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Common Woodrush - Luzula multiflora
Other Names:  Luzula campestris [misapplied]


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Stems erect, 10–40 cm. Leaves sparsely long-hairy; blades 2–6 mm wide. Inflorescence of 1 to few erect or ascending, globose to cylindric clusters of 5 to 20 flowers, 5–10 mm long. Flowers: tepals purplish to tan, white-margined, 2.5–3.5 mm long; prophylls whitish. Capsules globose, ca. 2 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to NL south to OR, ID, WY, KY and GA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 11

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Habitat
Moist meadows, thickets, moist to dry forests, often along streams; valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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