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Eriophorum vaginatum

Family:Cyperaceae
Species:Eriophorum vaginatum L.
Common Name:tussock cotton grass
Habitat:Acidic bogs, poor fens, peaty wetlands, perhaps occasionally in calcareous wetlands, and usually in open unshaded habitats.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Graminoid
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, S5 (State Rank), G5 (Global Rank), CoC: 10
References:**

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

SupraordinalMonocots
Order Poales
FamilyCyperaceae
Genus Eriophorum
Species Eriophorum vaginatum L. - tussock cotton grass

Citation

Citation Eriophorum vaginatum L.
Basionym: **
Type: **

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Albany  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Allegany1952 HOUGH
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Allegany1957 HOUGH
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Allegany1965 HOUGH
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Allegany1970 HOUGH
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Allegany  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Cattaraugus  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Cayuga  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Chenango  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Chenango1990 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Chenango1990 BH
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
Werier (2017) voucher!; R. Dirig 2914 3/6/2018 - David Werier
Columbia  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Cortland  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Delaware  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Erie  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Essex1894 NY
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Essex1988 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Essex1921 NY
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Essex  NY
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Essex1990 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Essex  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Essex1927 BKL – BKL00054574
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Essex1919 BKL – BKL00054564
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Franklin  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Franklin1993 INHS – Accession #: 197583
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Greene1932 BKL – BKL00054568
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Greene1931 BKL – BKL00054570
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Hamilton1973 BKL – BKL00054573
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Hamilton  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Hamilton1941 NY
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Herkimer  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Lewis  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Madison  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Monroe  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Oneida  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Oneida  NY
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Onondaga  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Onondaga  BKL – BKL00054563
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Oswego2000 RCFS – accession # 12783
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Oswego2004 RCFS – accession # 13129
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Oswego1932 BKL – BKL00054561
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Oswego1998 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Oswego  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Otsego2005 SUCO
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
Town of Worcester  
Rensselaer  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Schoharie  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Seneca  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Seneca1934 BKL – BKL00054565
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
St. Lawrence1914 BKL – BKL00054572
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
St. Lawrence1987 ESF
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
  Anne Johnson
Sullivan  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Sullivan1939 BKL – BKL00054566
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Tompkins1915 NY
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Tompkins  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Warren  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Warren1991 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Warren1988 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Warren1936 BKL – BKL00054567
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Washington1920 BKL – BKL00054559
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Washington  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Wayne  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Wayne1997 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Wayne1875 BKL – BKL00054562
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Wayne1997 RCFS – accession # 12091
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Westchester1889 BKL – BKL00054560
Herbarium Name Used: Eriophorum vaginatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Wyoming1941 NY
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   
Wyoming  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Eriophorum vaginatum
   

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Eriophorum callitrix Eriophorum callitrix Lange misapplied   
Eriophorum spissum Eriophorum spissum Fernald   
Eriophorum vaginatum ssp. spissum Eriophorum vaginatum L. ssp. spissum (Fernald) Hultén   
Eriophorum vaginatum var. spissum Eriophorum vaginatum L. var. spissum (Fernald) B. Boivin