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Carol and Jerry Baskin
University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0225

Family Scientific Name: Juncaceae
Family Common Name: Rush family
Scientific Name: Luzula parviflora (Ehrh.) Desv.
Common Name: Small flowered wood rush
Species Code: LUZPAR
General Distribution: L. parviflora is a circumboreal species found south in North America to California, Arizona, New Mexico, Minnesota and New York.
Propagation Goal: Plants
Propagation Method: Seed
Product Type: Container (plug)
Propagule Processing: Inferred seed dormancy is physiological dormancy.
References: Bell, K. L. and Amen, R. D. (1970). Seed dormancy in Luzula spicata and L. parviflora. Ecology 51, 492-496.
Table 10.35 In: Baskin, C.J. and Baskin, J.M. Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography and Evolution in Dormancy and Germination, Academic Press, 1998. Chapter 10: A Geographical Perspective on Germination Ecology: Temperate and Arctic Zones, pages 331 to 458.

Baskin, Carol C.; Baskin, Jerry M. 2002. Propagation protocol for production of container Luzula parviflora (Ehrh.) Desv. plants; University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. In: Native Plant Network. URL: http://www.nativeplantnetwork.org (accessed 3 September 2015). Moscow (ID): University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.