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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 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 previewDesigning Sustainable Off-Highway Vehicle Trails: An Alaska Trail Manager's Perspective: An Alaska Ttsil Manager's Perspective (2014)

by Kevin G. Meyer

Figure 12—3—Cottongrass is an indicator of wetland conditions. This wetland meadow would be identified as a negative major control point. All major positive and negative control points (table 122) along the proposed trail route should be ...

Google previewGeological Survey Professional Paper (1987)

by Geological Survey (U.S.)

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 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 previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures

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 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 previewA Dictionary of General Knowledge (1831)

Or An Explanation of Words and Things Connected with All the Arts and Sciences : Illustrated with Numerous Wood Cuts by George Crabb

COTTONGRASS. 114 COT COR.

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 ; Illustrated with Numerous Wood Cuts (1835)

by George Crabb

COTTONGRASS. A perennial of the grass tribe, so called, because its seeds have a downy substance attached to them which resembles cotton, and has been used in its stead. COTTONTHISTLE. An herbaceous plant, with a biennial root, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Physical Geography (2009)

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

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

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary

by P.S. Dinneen

cottongrass; c. bees, self-heel, prunelle; c. borne, merigold; c. cm'n cmtte, clary; c. cufnsnsouattesc, narrow-leaved cottongmse; c. Lenten-omtteeé, road-leaved cotton-grass (also cennsbén). Cease-15114:, - O11u1r: ...

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Small photo of Eriophorum vaginatum Hare's-tail Cottongrass in the Berwyn MountainsSmall photo of Arctic tundra plain with cottongrass, GreenlandSmall photo of Eriophorum vaginatum Hare's-tail Cottongrass in the Berwyn MountainsSmall photo of Eriophorum vaginatum Hare's-tail Cottongrass in the Berwyn MountainsSmall photo of Common cottongrassSmall photo of typical Harz mountain forest with grass and cottongrassSmall photo of typical Harz mountain forest with grass and cottongrass More...

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The value of this 11-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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