cottongrass


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cottongrass

[ˈkɒtngrɑːs] Nalgodonosa f, algodoncillo m (silvestre)
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These include cottongrass (Eriophorum virginicum), leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne calyculata), pitcher plant (Sarracenia purpurea), sundew (Drosera rotundifolia), pink lady slipper orchid (Cypripedium acaule), and of course, tamaracks (Larix laricina) (Larsen 1982).
Everywhere in June cumulus puffs of Cottongrass Flowers--caribou staple.
Melanie Griffin, the Sierra Club's director of land protection programs, says the oil development threatens the refuge's permafrost, which supports tiny cottongrass plants that are a critical summer food for the 129,000-strong Porcupine River caribou herd.
Public work days will be for either planting cottongrass on to bare peat, or collecting heather seed ready for spreading.
They started off sowing seeds collected from moorland plants, including bilberry, heather and cottongrass.