Piper's Woodrush - Luzula piperi
Luzula wahlenbergii [misapplied]
MNPS Threat Rank
Stems erect to ascending, 6–30 cm. Leaves glabrate; blades 2–7 mm wide. Inflorescence open with solitary flowers on tips of arching branches; bracteoles ciliate. Flowers: tepals purplish-brown with white margins, ca. 2 mm long; prophylls whitish, often tangled-ciliate. Capsules ovoid, ca. 2 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
AK to QC south to WA and MT (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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Usually stony soil of rock ledges, talus, meadows, turf; subalpine, alpine (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.