Common Cotton-grass

Eriophorum angustifolium

Common Name:
Common Cotton-grass
Scientific Name:
Eriophorum angustifolium
Rank:
Monocots
Division:
Flowering Plants
Family (Vernacular):
sedges and allies
Family (Scientific):
Cyperaceae
Longevity:
Perennial
Status1:
Native
Soil Moisture:
Star Rating:
Flowering:
May - Jun
Height:
30 - 75cm

Species Description

Common Cottongrass is a native perennial growing 30-75 cm in height and produces brown flowers during May and June, shortly followed by the white cotton tufted seed-heads.