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Eriophorum virginicum

Common Name(s):
Cotton grass
Category:
Wildflowers
Season:
Early summer into early fall
Height:
1.5-4 ft.
Foliage:
Flat, grasslike leaves
Flower:
Long, soft, cotton-like bristles in a compact, tawny mass; 1-2 in. across
Site:
Bogs and wet ditches
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2570

Eriophorum virginicum Eriophorum virginicum
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Eriophorum virginicum Eriophorum virginicum
Distant-Hill-Gardens, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Eriophorum virginicum Eriophorum virginicum
pverdonk, CC BY-NC-2.0