E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Luzula comosa E. Mey.
Pacific wood-rush (Pacific woodrush)
Juncaceae (Rush family)

Introduction to Vascular Plants

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Distribution of Luzula comosa
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Species Information

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Ecological Framework for Luzula comosa

The table below shows the species-specific information calculated from
original data (BEC database) provided by the BC Ministry of Forests and Range.
(Updated August, 2013)

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Value / Class




Elevation (metres) 1960 1960 1960
Slope Gradient (%) 60 60 60
Aspect (degrees)
[0 - N; 90 - E; 180 - S; 270 - W]
140 139 140
Soil Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
2 2 2
Modal Nutrient Regime
Number of field plots
 species was recorded in:
Modal BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in: ESSF(1)

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Luzula campestris var. macrantha (S. Watson) Fernald & Wiegand
Luzula comosa var. laxa Buchenau
Luzula comosa var. macrantha S. Watson
Luzula comosa var. subsessilis S. Watson
Luzula multiflora subsp. comosa (E. Mey.) Hultén
Luzula multiflora var. comosa (E. Mey.) Fernald & Wiegand

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