cotton grass definition

  • noun:
    • Any of numerous perennial grasslike plants for the genus Eriophorum native chiefly to damp locations in north temperate and cold regions and bearing at readiness a number of conspicuous tufts of cottony bristles.
    • a genus of plants (Eriphorum) regarding the Sedge family members, having delicate capillary bristles surrounding the good fresh fruit (seedlike achenia), which elongate at readiness and resemble tufts of cotton fiber.
    • The popular name of flowers of genus Eriophorum, normal purchase Cyperace√¶.
    • A panic-grass, Panicum insulare, bearing cottony or silky hairs on its spikelets.
    • any sedge of the genus Eriophorum; north temperate bog plants with tufted spikes
    • Any of numerous perennial grasslike plants associated with the genus Eriophorum local chiefly to damp locations in northern temperate and cool areas and bearing at maturity a number of conspicuous tufts of cottony bristles.
    • a genus of plants (Eriphorum) regarding the Sedge family members, having fragile capillary bristles surrounding the fruit (seedlike achenia), which elongate at maturity and look like tufts of cotton.
    • The Most Popular title of plants associated with the genus Eriophorum, natural order Cyperace√¶.
    • A panic-grass, Panicum insulare, bearing cottony or silky hairs on its spikelets.
    • any sedge of the genus Eriophorum; north temperate bog flowers with tufted surges

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