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Hare's-tail cottongrass - Eriophorum vaginatum

, Nordland, Norway Hare's-tail cottongrass - Eriophorum vaginatum Tussock-forming, rhizomatous perennial to 50cm. Stems Smooth, bluntly triangular. Leaves Narrow, bristle-like, 0.4-0.8 mm wide. Inflorescences Solitary, erect spikes; glumes 6-7 mm, 1-nerved; bristles 2-2.5 cm. Habitat Peaty moorland, peat bogs, wet heaths; to 945 m. Distribution Native. Upland areas of British Islands; often abundant. (N, NE and central Europe.) Flowers April-May, fruits May-June Source: Collins Flower Guide, David Streeter, HarperCollins Publishers, London 2009 pg 550/551

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