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woodrush

(ˈwʊdˌrʌʃ)
n
(Plants) any of various juncaceous plants of the genus Luzula, chiefly of cold and temperate regions of the N hemisphere, having grasslike leaves and small brown flowers
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Nonetheless, dating by accelerator mass spectrometry revealed seeds of Carex bigelowii and Luzula parviflora in Alaskan tundra had at least persisted for two to three centuries (McGraw et al.
Response of Luzula Arcitca and Luzula Confusa to Warming in Northern Alaska.
vitis-idaea, Calluna vulgaris, Festuca ovina, Linaria vulgaris, Luzula pilosa and Melampyrum pratense in the dwarf shrub and herb layer, and Dicranum polysetum, D.
Remove affected leaves of acorus, luzula and some sedges individually, and comb clumps of larger plants like festuca with a spring-tined rake
The low ground vegetation comprised herbs (Carex pilulifera, Anthoxanthum odoratum, Luzula pilosa, Dryopteris carthusiana, Teucrium scorodonia, Scrophularia nodosa, and Silene dioica) or sparse brambles located under dense spruce (Picea abies) or oak (Quercus robur, Q.
But one of the woodrushes, Luzula nivea or Luzula sylvatica Auslesea, would provide evergreen colour and fill a bare and empty space.
Try Carex pendula and Luzula sylvatica "Taggart's Cream".
This karyological phenomenon is documented in Luzula of the Juncaceae; and Carex, Eleocharis, Cyperus and Rhynchospora of the Cyperaceae (Malheiros & de Castro, 1947; Luceno & Castroviejo 1991; Hakansson, 1954; Vanzela et al.
Herbaceous plants that are nearly unique to the Chinkapin Slope include Aureolaria virginica, Carex pennsylvanica, Delphinium tricorne, Dodecatheon meadia, Heuchera americana, Luzula multiflora, Muhlenbergia tenuiflora, Ranunculus micranthus, and Trillium nivale.
Seeds determined to be of the family Juncaceae, possibly Luzula spicata, were also present in similar numbers.
Holocentry had previously been identified in the chromosomes of the Juncaceae (in Luzula DC.