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Broad-leaved Cottongrass

Broad-leaved Cottongrass

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Mark Billiau.


World Member, region Antwerp, Belgium

Broad-leaved Cottongrass

Broad-leaved cottongrass is a very rare plant of swamps and tundra bogs.
This grass species is most conspicuous in fruit, when it produces silky-white cotton-like plumes.

This cottongrass is classified as critically endangered on the “Red List of vulnerable and threatened species”.
The plant is only protected by law since 1 january 2017…....

Dutch name : Breed Wollegras
German name : Breitblättriges Wollgras
Latin name : Eriophorum latifolium

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