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PlantFiles: Narrow-leaved Cotton Grass
Eriophorum angustifolium

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Family: Cyperaceae (sy-peer-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Eriophorum (er-ee-OH-for-um) (Info)
Species: angustifolium (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-um) (Info)

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous

Other details:
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens
May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral MtnMam On Mar 12, 2013, MtnMam from Emmett, ID wrote:

As of 03-2013, Musser Forest has Cotton Grass, "eriophorum augustifolium" as potted plants. They can't ship some potted plants into my state, so I'm on the hunt too.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fuquay-varina, North Carolina
Osceola Mills, Pennsylvania



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