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Eriophorum gracile

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Cyperaceae
Scientific name  Eriophorum gracile
Rank  Species
Order  Poales
Genus  Eriophorum
Higher classification  Eriophorum
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Similar  Eriophorum, Eriophorum latifolium, Sedges, Eriophorum angustifolium, Carex limosa

Eriophorum gracile is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family, Cyperaceae. It is known by the common name slender cottongrass, or slender cottonsedge. Eriophorum gracile is a plant with circumboreal distribution, extending south into mountain ranges of the Northern Hemisphere. It grows in wet areas such as bogs.

Eriophorum gracile Slender Cottongrass Eriophorum gracile Synonyms Eriophorum

Eriophorum gracile is a thin, tall perennial herb with a slender, rounded, solid, mostly naked stem reaching 30 to 60 centimeters in height. It produces a fluffy inflorescence atop its stem with a wispy, cottony white flower. The plants grow in colonies, often spreading vegetatively by rhizome.

Eriophorum gracile CalPhotos Eriophorum gracile Slender Cottongrass
Eriophorum gracile Eriophorum gracile Slender Cottongrass Fin Karuld Hoikkavilla

Eriophorum gracile Eriophorum gracile Slender cottongrass Schlankes Wollgras Krrull
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References

Eriophorum gracile Wikipedia


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