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Eriophorum virginicum

Eriophorum virginicum L.

 

Tawny Cottonsedge, Tawny Cotton-grass, Tawny Cotton Grass

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassCommelinidaeDayflowers and spiderworts, and several others
OrderCyperalesFlowering plants including grasses
FamilyCyperaceaeSedge family
GenusEriophorumWool-bearing
SpeciesvirginicumFrom or referring to Virginia

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Eriophorum virginicum (Tawny Cottonsedge, Tawny Cotton-grass, Tawny Cotton Grass)

10/8/2016 · Groton Town Forest, Groton, MA
≈ 4 × 6" (11 × 16 cm)

Eriophorum virginicum (Tawny Cottonsedge, Tawny Cotton-grass, Tawny Cotton Grass)

9/28/2013 · Cadillac Mountain, Acadia Naitonal Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 4½ × 6" (11 × 15 cm)

Eriophorum virginicum (Tawny Cottonsedge, Tawny Cotton-grass, Tawny Cotton Grass)

9/28/2013 · Cadillac Mountain, Acadia Naitonal Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 5 × 8" (13 × 19 cm)

Eriophorum virginicum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 5 Oct 2016.

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Eriophorum virginicum (Tawny Cottonsedge, Tawny Cotton-grass, Tawny Cotton Grass)

9/28/2013 · Cadillac Mountain, Acadia Naitonal Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 6 × 4" (15 × 10 cm)

Eriophorum virginicum (Tawny Cottonsedge, Tawny Cotton-grass, Tawny Cotton Grass)

10/8/2016 · Groton Town Forest, Groton, MA
≈ 3 × 3½" (8.1 × 9.3 cm)

Eriophorum virginicum (Tawny Cottonsedge, Tawny Cotton-grass, Tawny Cotton Grass)

9/28/2013 · Cadillac Mountain, Acadia Naitonal Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 5 × 8" (13 × 19 cm)

Eriophorum virginicum (Tawny Cottonsedge, Tawny Cotton-grass, Tawny Cotton Grass)

9/16/2016 · Sieur de Monts Botanical Gardens, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME

Eriophorum virginicum (Tawny Cottonsedge, Tawny Cotton-grass, Tawny Cotton Grass)

5/22/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 14 × 20" (35 × 49 cm)

Eriophorum virginicum (Tawny Cottonsedge, Tawny Cotton-grass, Tawny Cotton Grass)

9/28/2013 · Cadillac Mountain, Acadia Naitonal Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 6 × 4" (16 × 10 cm)

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