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Eriophorum  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 40079

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): cottongrass [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyCyperaceae  – sedges, foins coupants, laîches, rouches, rouchettes  
                               GenusEriophorum L. – cottongrass  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Eriophorum angustifolium Honck. – tall cotton-grass, narrowleaf cottonsedge, tall cottongrass 
                                  Species Eriophorum X beringianum Raymond – Bering cottongrass 
                                  Species Eriophorum brachyantherum Trautv. & C.A. Mey. – northland cottonsedge 
                                  Species Eriophorum callitrix Cham. ex C.A. Mey. – arctic cottonsedge, arctic cottongrass 
                                  Species Eriophorum chamissonis C.A. Mey. – Chamisso's cotton-grass, russet cottonsedge, Chamisso's cottongrass 
                                  Species Eriophorum X churchillianum Lepage – Churchill cottongrass 
                                  Species Eriophorum crinigerum (A. Gray) Beetle – fringed cottongrass 
                                  Species Eriophorum gracile W.D.J. Koch – slender cottonsedge, slender cotton-grass, slender cottongrass 
                                  Species Eriophorum X medium Andersson – intermediate cottongrass, medium cottongrass 
                                  Species Eriophorum X porsildii Raymond – Porsild's cottongrass 
                                  Species Eriophorum X pylaieanum Raymond – cottongrass 
                                  Species Eriophorum X rousseauanum Raymond – Rousseau's cottongrass 
                                  Species Eriophorum russeolum Fr. – red cottongrass 
                                  Species Eriophorum scheuchzeri Hoppe – white cottonsedge, white cottongrass, shealted cotton-grass, dense cotton-grass 
                                  Species Eriophorum tenellum Nutt. – fewnerved cottongrass 
                                  Species Eriophorum vaginatum L. – tussock cottongrass 
                                  Species Eriophorum virginicum L. – tawny cottongrass 
                                  Species Eriophorum viridicarinatum (Engelm.) Fernald – tassel cotton-grass, thinleaf cottonsedge 

  Expert: Anton Reznicek  
  Notes: Curator of Vascular Plants, University Herbarium, University of Michigan, 3600 Varsity Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108-2228, USA   
  Reference for: Eriophorum    
  Expert: Jacques Cayouette  
  Notes: Research Scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1A 0C6   
  Reference for: Eriophorum    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Cyperaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Eriophorum   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Eriophorum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Eriophorum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Eriophorum   
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