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Small-flower Woodrush - Luzula parviflora


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Sometimes long-rhizomatous. Stems erect to ascending, 20–50 cm. Leaves glabrate; blades 3–8 mm wide. Inflorescence open with 1 or 2 flowers on tips of arching branches. Flowers: tepals, tan to purplish, 1.5–2 mm long; prophylls whitish to tan, lacerate or entire. Capsules globose, ca. 2 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumboreal south to CA, AZ, NM and SD (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 8

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Habitat
Meadows, thickets, conifer forest, often around streams, wetlands; valleys to subalpine, more common lower (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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