Calflora
Taxon  Report   9117    
Eriophorum crinigerum  (A. Gray) Beetle  
(no longer an active name)
Fringed cottongrass
Eriophorum crinigerum, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Eriophorum

Name Status:
JEF + PLANTS other name:
Calliscirpus criniger

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Scirpus criniger
NOTE: Eriophorum crinigerum is no longer an active name.
More information about  Eriophorum crinigerum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (ERCR4)

BONAP Distribution Map

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 26, 2020).