Calflora
Taxon  Report   9117 
Eriophorum crinigerum  (A. Gray) Beetle  (not an active name)
Fringed cottongrass
Eriophorum crinigerum
© 2008 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
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Eriophorum crinigerum, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Eriophorum crinigerum
© 2008 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Eriophorum
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Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN
ICPN + PLANTS accepted name: Calliscirpus criniger
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Scirpus criniger
ICPN: Eriophorum criniger
NOTE: Eriophorum crinigerum is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Eriophorum crinigerum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ERCR4)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 16, 2018).

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