Eriophorum vaginatum Linnaeus 1753 (Family Cyperaceae)


Flowers

Fruit

Height: 30-60cm
Rarely Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Rhizomatous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering March - May (Earliest: 20.3)

Protective Chemicals
Phenolics Coumaric & Ferulic Acids

Biotopes:
Peat Bogs and Mires
Pollination: Wind
Herbivores:
Catoptria pinella Larva
Possible Herbivores:
Longitarsus nigerrimus

Plateumaris discolor Larva

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Harestail Bog-cotton


Pictures © 2003, 2004 J.K. Lindsey

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