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cotton grass,

common name for sedgessedge,
common name for members of the Cyperaceae, a family of grasslike and rushlike herbs found in all parts of the world, especially in marshes of subarctic and temperate zones.
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 of the genus Eriophorum.
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| 120,000 plug plants of sphagnum and cotton grass have been planted.
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.
Roedd y mymryn lleiaf o blu'r gweunydd (Eriophorum angustifolium; Cotton grass) ar ol hefyd ac mae'r rhain eto yn nodweddiadol o gorsydd a thir gwlyb, asidig ac maen nhw'n tyfu o wreiddgyff neu risom, felly maen nhw'n tyfu yn yr un man bob blwyddyn.
Plant diversity rose again, but instead of reviving pre-ice Age species, moister soils allowed grasses to rise in prominence and new species such as horsetails, cotton grass, willows and other woody plants to invade.
Similarly, kapok, rice husk, banana trunk fibre, acetylation of raw cotton, and cotton grass fibre, have been reported to be efficient as oil sorbents [8-13].
The homes hit are in Cramond Drive, The Archies View, Salt Marsh Drive, Cotton Grass Court, Foxglove Gardens, Cloud Berry Place, Bothlin Court, Rutherford Drive, Rutherford Road, Carriesbrook Avenue, Robb Terrace, Lapwing Avenue and Blairhill Avenue.
Welsh Black cattle amongst the cotton grass on Hafod y Llan farm, Snowdonia Picture: JOE CORNISH
Tompkins makes his return to the Scottish track with Marvo (2.30) and Cotton Grass (5.00) and after breaking a run of 64 consecutive losers with Rayvin Black at Yarmouth yesterday the yard may now be about to strike form.
Cotton Grass Theatre present Alan Bennett's Talking Heads: Curdworth Village Hall.