| 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.
, heather, crowberry and bilberry are widespread, but the moor is also an important site for the rarer sphagnum mosses and cloudberry more commonly found in colder climates.
"There has been a lack of cotton grass
seed heads for pre-nesting hens - it appeared two months too late.
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.
Half an hour later, trainer Mark Tompkins's Cotton Grass
is probably my best prospect of the evening.
Theatre present Alan Bennett's Talking Heads: Curdworth Village Hall.