Taxon  Report   13233    
Calliscirpus criniger  (A. Gray) C.N. Gilmour, J.R. Starr, & Naczi
Cotton grass
Calliscirpus criniger, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Eriophorum crinigerum
Genus: Calliscirpus
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Eriophorum crinigerum
JEF: Eriophorum criniger
PLANTS: Scirpus criniger
More information about  Calliscirpus criniger
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Nov 22, 2019).