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Family = Cyperaceae, Genus = Eriophorum, Species = chamissonis, including synonyms,

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Eriophorum chamissonis   (Chamisso's cottongrass, russet cottongrass)  
(= Eriophorum chamissonis in Flora of the Pacific Northwest)
Herbaceous perennial from extensive creeping rhizomes, the culms stout, 3-7 dm. tall.
Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska south to Oregon, east across the northern half of North America to the Atlantic Coast.
Habitat: Swamps and other wet places at moderate elevations in the mountains, descending to sea level along the coast.
Origin: Native

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