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Last updated 7/25/2020 by David Giblin.
Eriophorum chamissonis C.A. Mey.[FNA23, HC, HC2]
Chamisso's cotton-grass, russet cottongrass

Publication: Fl. Altaica. 1: 70. 1829.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA23: "The Eriophorum chamissonis complex contains taxa based mainly on stem size and bristle color (M. Raymond 1954). Much of the variation appears to be continuous with abundant intermediates; experimental studies are needed to determine the biological basis of the variation."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Eriophorum altaicum Meinsh. var. neogeum Raymond
Eriophorum chamissonis C.A. Mey. var. aquatile (Norman) Fernald
Eriophorum rufescens Andersson
Eriophorum russeolum Fr. ssp. rufescens (Andersson) Hyl.
Eriophorum russeolum Fr. var. albidum F. Nylander
Eriophorum russeolum Fr. var. leucothrix (Blomgren) Hultén
Eriophorum russeolum Fr. var. majus Sommier