- any of various juncaceous plants of the genus Luzula, chiefly of cold and temperate regions of the N hemisphere, having grasslike leaves and small brown flowers
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Examples from the Web for woodrush
It is well represented in Britain by the two genera which comprise nearly the whole order—Juncus, rush, and Luzula, woodrush.
This cliff or series of cliffs is broken into ledges, all coated with a long growth of woodrush.
As on the Galtees, a few miles west, dense masses of a species of woodrush often render the holding treacherous.