- Flower nameLuzula capitata
- Scientific nameLuzula capitata
- Place of originJapan, China
- Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Seashore
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is Luzula capitata
Luzula capitata ,or suzume no yari (scientific name:Luzula capitata) is a perennial wildflower in the rush family Juncaceae. Its green, linear, root-covered leaves produce subdued flowers in spring that are the size of a grain of rice and matte. Its name comes from its resemblance to the hairy spears of the feudal lord's procession in the Edo period and its small diameter.
Common name: Luzula capitata, Scientific name:Luzula capitata, grass height: 10-30 cm, flower stalk: 10 cm in length, Inflorescence: cephalic, inflorescence: 1 cm, flower diameter: 0.5 cm, Flower Color: Reddish brown, Number of flower covers: 6, Cover shape: oval with a pointed tip.
Flowering season: April to May.