Luzula capitata

Luzula capitata

  • Luzula capitata
  • Luzula capitata
  • Flower name
    Luzula capitata
  • Scientific name
    Luzula capitata
  • Alias雀の槍
  • 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.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    L. capitata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    6-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeperennial wildflower
  • Flower colorsBrown
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.5 cm

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