Cotton Grass
Fact File
Taken at Old Man of Stoer on 6th July 2014 with Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.




 


Taken at Ardmore Point
on 27th May 2018 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
Fact File

 
Cotton Grass.
Latin Name :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Eriophorum angustifolium.
Cyperaceae.
Herbaceous perennial.


Habitat:
Blooms:
Height:
Feature:

Bogs and Marshes.
May - June.
20 - 70 cm tall
The presence of Cottongrass is a useful indicator
to walkers of potentially dangerous deep peat bogs
to be avoided.
It's use in human culture is quite extensive. See Wikipedia