Field Wood-rush

Field Wood Rush

The Field Wood-rush (Luzula campestris) is a common plant in green areas like meadows, grassy areas, and plains. The plant is a common European species and is occasionally found in North America.

Field Wood Rush

Field rush is also called a “sweeping broom” because its flowers have a brush-like appearance. Luzula campestris is a perennial grass of the Juncaceae family, composed of approximately 464 recognized species[1].

Field Wood Rush Flowers

Its leaf-shaped leaves, bordered with long white hairs, are a distinctive feature. The brown flowers are produced on thin, brush-shaped central stems that can grow up to 6 inches long.

These star-shaped flowers appear in 3 or 6 clusters under normal growing conditions from April to May.

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Key References
  • [1]“Field wood-rush | The Wildlife Trusts”. Accessed November 08, 2021. Link.


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