Hare's-tail


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Hare's´-tail`

    (~tāl`)
n.1.(Bot.) A kind of grass (Eriophorum vaginatum). See Cotton grass, under Cotton.
Hare's-tail grass
(Bot.) a species of grass (Lagurus ovatus) whose head resembles a hare's tail.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It will also restore the landscape and create habitat to help wildlife, ranging from upland birds such as curlews and twite to bog plants including hare's-tail cottongrass and sphagnum.
The surface of the bog is waterlogged in many places providing habitats for sphagnum mosses and other uncommon plants such as crowberry, cross-leaved heath and hare's-tail cotton grass.
At their winter pastures they eat sedges, cotton grass, horsetail ferns, and harebell or hare's-tail herbs.