common cotton grass


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Related to common cotton grass: Eriophorum angustifolium, cotton sedge
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Noun1.common cotton grass - having densely tufted white cottony or downlike glumescommon cotton grass - having densely tufted white cottony or downlike glumes
cotton grass, cotton rush - any sedge of the genus Eriophorum; north temperate bog plants with tufted spikes
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At the junction of routes we make our way ahead over the brow of Lealholm Rigg and down the stony slope with the distinctive white blooms of common cotton grass spreading across moorland on our right.