Luzula DC.

Wood Rushes

15 species in Aust. (12 endemic); all states and territories except NT

Perennial herbs up to 40 cm high. Leaves linear, flat (or channelled in species not found in the area), with at least a few white hairs. Flowers clustered in irregular loose compound cymes or in a single head. Stamens 6, 3 of them adnate to the inner perianth segments; filaments filiform. Ovary 1-locular with 3 or fewer basal ovules. Fruit a capsule.