Luzula acuminata
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Juncaceae
Genus: Luzula
L. acuminata
Binomial name
Luzula acuminata

Luzula acuminata, the hairy woodrush,[1] is a species of perennial plant in Juncaceae family that grows in northeastern United States and Canada.[2] It is 6–47 centimetres (2.4–18.5 in) tall with its basal leaves being of 6–39 centimetres (2.4–15.4 in) high and 2–11 millimetres (0.079–0.433 in) in diameter. It cauline leaves are 2.5–11.5 centimetres (0.98–4.53 in) tall and 2–5 millimetres (0.079–0.197 in) wide.[3]


  1. ^ "Luzula acuminata". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Luzula acuminata Raf. ssp. acuminata". USDA. PLANTS Profile. Retrieved April 4, 2013.
  3. ^ "Luzula acuminata". E-Monocot. Retrieved April 4, 2013.

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