Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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Search Results:       Common Name: cotton

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      Family Amaranthaceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Froelichia Moench *
              cotton-weed, snake-cotton (DISTRIBUTION MAP GALLERY of SPECIES)
            Froelichia floridana (Nutt.) Moq. * +
              common cotton-weed, Florida snake-cotton, plains snake-cotton
                 Froelichia campestris Small
                 Froelichia floridana (Nutt.) Moq. var. campestris (Small) Fernald
                 Froelichia floridana (Nutt.) Moq. var. floridana
                 Froelichia floridana (Nutt.) Moq. var. pallescens Moq.
                 Oplotheca floridana Nutt.
Image of Froelichia floridana (Nutt.) Moq.
            Froelichia gracilis (Hook.) Moq. * +
              cotton-weed, slender cotton-weed, slender snake-cotton, small cotton-weed
                 Froelichia braunii Standl.
                 Oplotheca gracilis Hook.
Image of Froelichia gracilis (Hook.) Moq.
      Family Asteraceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Arctium tomentosum Mill. * +
              cotton burdock, hairy burdock, woolly burdock
Image of Arctium tomentosum Mill.
            Onopordum acanthium L. * +
              cotton thistle, Scotch thistle
Image of Onopordum acanthium L.
      Family Cyperaceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Eriophorum L. *
              bog-cotton, cotton-grass (DISTRIBUTION MAP GALLERY of SPECIES)
            Eriophorum angustifolium Honck. subsp. angustifolium * +
                 Eriophorum angustifolium Honck. var. angustifolium
                 Eriophorum polystachion auct. non L.
Image of Eriophorum angustifolium Honck. subsp. angustifolium
            Eriophorum angustifolium Honck. subsp. scabriusculum Hultén
              [Excluded] tall cotton-grass
            Eriophorum chamissonis C.A.Mey. * +
              Chamisso's cotton-grass, russet cotton-grass
                 Eriophorum altaicum Meinsh. var. neogeum Raymond
                 Eriophorum chamissonis C.A.Mey. f. albidum (F.Nyl.) Fernald
                 Eriophorum chamissonis C.A.Mey. f. chamissonis
                 Eriophorum chamissonis C.A.Mey. f. turneri Raymond
                 Eriophorum chamissonis C.A.Mey. var. aquatile (Norman) Fernald
                 Eriophorum rufescens Andersson
                 Eriophorum russeolum Fr. f. leucothrix Blomgr.
                 Eriophorum russeolum Fr. subsp. rufescens (Andersson) Hyl.
                 Eriophorum russeolum Fr. var. albidum F.Nyl.
                 Eriophorum russeolum Fr. var. leucothrix (Blomgr.) Hultén
                 Eriophorum russeolum Fr. var. majus Sommier
Image of Eriophorum chamissonis C.A.Mey.
            Eriophorum gracile W.D.J.Koch ex Roth * +
              slender cotton-grass
Image of Eriophorum gracile W.D.J.Koch ex Roth
            Eriophorum tenellum Nutt. * +
              cotton-grass sedge, conifer cotton-grass, few-nerved cotton-grass
                 Eriophorum tenellum Nutt. var. monticola Fernald
Image of Eriophorum tenellum Nutt.
            Eriophorum vaginatum L. * +
              tussock cotton-grass
                 Eriophorum callitrix auct. non Cham.
                 Eriophorum spissum Fernald
                 Eriophorum spissum Fernald var. erubescens (Fernald) Fernald
                 Eriophorum vaginatum L. subsp. spissum (Fernald) Hultén
                 Eriophorum vaginatum L. var. spissum (Fernald) B.Boivin
Image of Eriophorum vaginatum L.
            Eriophorum virginicum L. * +
              rusty cotton-grass, tawny cotton-grass
                 Eriophorum virginicum L. f. album (A.Gray) Wiegand
                 Eriophorum virginicum L. f. virginicum
Image of Eriophorum virginicum L.
            Eriophorum viridicarinatum (Engelm.) Fernald * +
              dark-scale cotton-grass, tall cotton-grass
                 Eriophorum latifolium Hoppe var. viridicarinatum Engelm.
Image of Eriophorum viridicarinatum (Engelm.) Fernald
            Trichophorum Pers. *
              alpine cotton-grass, alpine club-rush (DISTRIBUTION MAP GALLERY of SPECIES)
            Trichophorum alpinum (L.) Pers. * +
              alpine cotton-grass, alpine club-rush
                 Baeothryon alpinum (L.) T.V.Egorova
                 Eriophorum alpinum L.
                 Eriophorum hudsonianum Michx.
                 Leucocoma alpina (L.) Rydb.
                 Scirpus alpinus (L.) Dalla Torre & Sarnth., 1906
                 Scirpus hudsonianus (Michx.) Fernald
                 Trichophorum alpinum (L.) Pers. var. hudsonianum (Michx.) Pers.
Image of Trichophorum alpinum (L.) Pers.
      Family Salicaceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Populus L. *
              aspen, cottonwood, poplar (DISTRIBUTION MAP GALLERY of SPECIES)
            Populus deltoides Bartram ex Marshall subsp. monilifera (Aiton) Eckenw. * +
              plains cottonwood
                 Monilistus monilifera (Aiton) Raf. ex B.D.Jacks.
                 Populus besseyana Dode
                 Populus deltoides Bartram ex Marshall var. occidentalis Rydb.
                 Populus monilifera Aiton
                 Populus occidentalis (Rydb.) Britton ex Rydb.
                 Populus sargentii Dode
                 Populus sargentii Dode var. texana (Sarg.) Correll
                 Populus texana Sarg.
Image of Populus deltoides Bartram ex Marshall subsp. monilifera (Aiton) Eckenw.

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