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Definition of the noun Cottongrass

What does Cottongrass mean as a name of something?

  1. Cottongrass is the vernacular name of the Eriophorum, a genus of Cyperaceae.
  2. Cottongrass is the vernacular name of the Eriophorum X pylaieanum, a species of Eriophorum.
    • geographic area: North America

Phrases with Cottongrass

  1. Red Cottongrass
  2. Tall Cottongrass
  3. Tawny Cottongrass
  4. White Cottongrass
  5. Alpine Cottongrass
  6. Arctic Cottongrass
  7. Bering Cottongrass
  8. Medium Cottongrass
  9. Fringed Cottongrass
  10. Slender Cottongrass
  11. Tussock Cottongrass
  12. Churchill Cottongrass
  13. Fewnerved Cottongrass
  14. Porsild's Cottongrass
  15. Chamisso's Cottongrass
  16. Rousseau's Cottongrass
  17. Intermediate Cottongrass
  18. Whitebristle Cottongrass

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cottongrass

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Google previewSilverton Outdoor Learning and Recreation Center (2004)

Environmental Impact Statement

Altai Cottongrass (Eriophorum altaicum var. neogaeum) Altai cottongrass is a member of the sedge family (Cyperaceae). The species is distributed throughout the arctic and alpine regions across much of the northern hemisphere, ...

Google previewAlaska National Petroleum Reserve, Oil and Gas Leasing and Development (1983)

Environmental Impact Statement

Tussock Tundra Cottongrass is the primary tussock forming species. Tussock tundra is common throughout the Arctic Foothills and may be found on well-drained sites in all areas of the NPR-A. Cottongrass ...

Google previewMaine to Greenland (2014)

Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast by Wilfred E. Richard, William Fitzhugh

Richin phosphorous and nitrogen, cottongrass is a favorite food for muskoxand caribou. There were ...

Google previewWhite River National Forest (N.F.), Travel Management Plan (2008)

Environmental Impact Statement

Slender cottongrass is a circumboreal species; in North America it occurs across Canada, south to Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, Idaho, and central California ( Ode 2001). This species has not been found on the White River National Forest, ...

Google previewUnited States Geological Survey Professional Paper (1954)

Cottongrass is the common name applied in Alaska to plants of the genus Eriophorwm. The grasslike plant bears a white, cottony flower during its blooming season. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This report is the product of the experience of many ...

Google previewGeological Survey Professional Paper

Cottongrass is the common name applied in Alaska to plants of the genus Eriophorum. The grasslike plant bears a white, cottony flower during its blooming season. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This report is the product of the experience of many ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures (2008)

by Helaine Selin

Cottongrass melquruaq melqiutet, pal'it Eriophorum angustifolium Tall Cottongrass anlleq pekner Fomes igniarius Chew ash fungus kuma'hak Fucus spp. Bladderwrack elquat Fucus gardneri Bladderwrack elquar Hippuris tetraphylla Mare's ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)

by Mark Nuttall

TUSSOCK TUNDRA Tussock tundra is named for the dominance of the cottongrass ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

For some uses of plantsof this order, see BULRUsH: COTTONGRASS: PAPYRUS. CYPERAUEOUS, a. si'pe'r-d'shzh [Gr. kupei'ros, ...

Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopaedia; Or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge (1804)

Comprehending a Concise View of the Latest Discoveries, Inventions, and Improvements, Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Economy. Together with Descriptions of the Most Interesting Objects of Nature and Art; the History of Men and Animals, in a State of Health Or Disease; and Practical Hints Respecting the Arts and Manufactures, Both Familiar and Commercial, Illustrated with Numerous Engravings and Cuts in Five Volumes by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, James Mease

anguszi/blium, Common Cottongrass ; E. [ wlyszaclu'am Broad- leaved Cotton-grass; E. vaginatum, Hare's-tail Rush. Eruca aquatic-a, Water Caterpillar ; E. aylveatrie, Wood Caterpillar. Ervum Irirautum, Corn ...

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary, Containing Upwards of Twenty Thousand Words that Never Appeared in Any Former Irish Lexicon: with Copious Quotations from the Most Esteemed Ancient and Modern Writers, to Elucidate the Meaning of Obscure Words and Numerous Comparisons ... ; to which is Annexed, a Compendious Irish Grammar. By Edward O'Reilly (1821)

", "gatле: fadhain, bog-down, cottongrass; Eriophorum polystachion S Satта, sgathia, a. decerpt SSeaé, sgeach, s. a bush, white-thorn bush ; Сratoegus oxyacantha SSeaé, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers (2011)

by Vijay P. Singh, Pratap Singh, Umesh K. Haritashya

m Cushion plant – moss Cottongrass tussock- Cushion plant – lichen Dwarf shrub heath Herb-moss Dwarf shrub heath wet-edge sedge Polar desert common Herb-moss Mammals: 10–15 species 8 species Nesting Birds: 30–60 species ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Eriophorum (cottongrass) species), and heathers (e.g. Calluna vulgaris and Erica tetralix). Insectivorous plants (e.g. sundews, Drosera ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

cottongrass. [Gael. cánach.] ...

Google previewInstant encyclopaedia of geography (1993)

by Shatrughna Prasad Sinha

Cottongrass (Eriophorum vaginatum) grows as tussocks on the mounds, while ' birch-heath' (Betula nana, Empetrum nigrum, Ledum palustre, etc.) grows on the peat in the troughs. Tussock-birch-heath polygons much resemble earth ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Physical Geography (2013)

by David S. G. Thomas, Andrew S. Goudie

Eriophorum ( cottongrass) etc. – also reflects the microtopography of the mire surface, a pattern of hummocks and hollows, which may contain open water. Each species ...

Google previewIrish English Dictionary (1904)

by Patrick Stephen Dinneen

cottongrass; c. bees, self-heal, prunella; c. buuoe, marigold; c. cmn coitte, clary; c. cur'nsnsouitteae, narrow-leaved cottonrass ; c. testsn-omttese, road-leaved cotton-grass (also ceAnAbAn). . CeAfln-bflAC, 45mm , pl.

Google previewA dictionary of general knowledge; or, An explanation of words and things connected with all the arts and sciences (1839)

by George Crabb

COTTONGRASS. A perennial grass, so called because its seeds have a downy substance attached to them which resembles cotton. COTTONTHISTLE. An herbaceous plant, with a biennial root, which is so called because it has downy leaves ...

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