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Piper's Woodrush - Luzula piperi
Other Names:  Luzula wahlenbergii [misapplied]


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 8

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General Description
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).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to QC south to WA and MT (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 2

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Habitat
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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