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cottongrass

[ˈkɒtngrɑːs] Nalgodonosa f, algodoncillo m (silvestre)
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But the Wildlife Trust bought up large areas of the mosses to create nature reserves and planted crossleaved heath and hare's tail cottongrass, which the butterflies love.
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.
Angustifolium, also known as "Common Cottongrass" is a species of flowering plant in the Sedge family Cyperaceae.
Considered one of the finest examples of valley mire habitat in south Wales, with populations of both Fragrant orchid and Broad-Leaved cottongrass, Henllys Bog has earned its status as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Rhizomatous perennial graminoids, including the grass Dupontia fischeri (Fisher's tundragrass) and the hydrophytic sedges Carex aquatilis (water sedge), Eriophorum angustifolium (tall cottongrass), and E.
Effects of sedge and cottongrass tussocks on plant establishment patterns in a post-mined peatland, northern Japan.
SaaN guodja has the following cognates in other Saami languages: SaaS goeje 'sedge with a seed shell; leaf-bud', SaaP guojja cottongrass (Eriophorum)', SaaL guodja ~ guovva 'sedge with a seed shell', Saal kuoja 'sedge' (< PSaa *kuoje).
A fence was erected around this piece of land and common cottongrass was transplanted there to stabilise the bare peat and prevent it from sliding into Llyn Idwal.
Mainly well-humified (40-50%, von Post 6-8) raised bog peat, represented by heath, Sphagnum, cottongrass and wood peat, suits for balneological purposes (Table 1).
From the tiny subject of a white cottongrass blossom in a Netherlands wetland, to the UNESCO world heritage site Goreme Valley landscape; to a two-page photograph of a gorge canyon in Provence, France, "Nature: Art And Structure" is a truly impressive and memorable 215-page excursion of the beauty and wonder and natural artistry of the flora and fauna that the forces of nature have sculpted unassisted and unhindered by the hand of man.
One previous Laurentian researcher set up plot testing local species such as cottongrass.