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Last updated 1/5/2009 by David Giblin.
Luzula hitchcockii Hämet-Ahti[FNA22, HC, HC2]
Hitchcock's woodrush, smooth woodrush

Publication: Annales Botanici Fennici. 8: 368. 1971.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA22: "Although Luzula hitchcockii has been reported from California, no convincing specimens have been seen by this author. The species resembles the European L. glabrata (Hoppe) Desvaux very closely; however, it is readily distinguished from all other North American species. Plants may be heavily infested with Ustilago vuijckii Oudemans. and Beijerinck. complete last names??, which considerably alters their usual appearance."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Luzula glabrata (Hoppe ex Rostk.) Desv., misapplied
Luzula glabrata (Hoppe ex Rostk.) Desv. var. hitchcockii (Hämet-Ahti) Dorn[KZ99]