Small-flower Woodrush - Luzula parviflora
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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)
Circumboreal south to CA, AZ, NM and SD (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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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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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.