Taxon  Report   3417    
Eriophorum criniger  (A. Gray) Beetle  
(no longer an active name)
Cotton grass,  Fringed cottongrass
Eriophorum 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.
Genus: Eriophorum
Habitat: meadows

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

JEF spelling variant of Calliscirpus criniger

Alternate Names:
NOTE: Eriophorum criniger is no longer an active name.
More information about  Eriophorum criniger
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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: Aug 25, 2019).