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By Scotkat

Angus, Scotland Sco

Saw a lot of this growing on Arran .

Can anyone id please




This is Eriophorum or Cotton Grass and we have just been to the North York Moors for a week and there is a lot there this year.

28 Jul, 2013


Thankyou Halliwell

28 Jul, 2013


I agree. it is a lovely plant of fen/bog areas.

28 Jul, 2013


It was so nice to see Hw & SG

28 Jul, 2013


yes it is technically a sedge belonging to the Cyperacea family. Eriophorum anguistifolium is its botanical name. problem with common names :o)

28 Jul, 2013


Seem to remember being told they did actually try to spin it during the war but the staple was too short for it to be successful. Theres loads of this on the moors around Sheffield where I grew up. Didn't know it is a sedge - thanks Snoop.

28 Jul, 2013


Bog cotton is what we called it.

29 Jul, 2013

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