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  Eriophorum viridicarinatum (Engelm.) Fernald image
Photographer: Kenneth J. Sytsma           

Kenneth J. Sytsma
Family Cyperaceae
Eriophorum viridicarinatum (Engelm.) Fernald
dark-scale cotton-grass, tall cotton-grass
Eriophorum: Greek erion for "wool" and phoros for "bearing"
viridicarinatum: from viridis for green; carinatus for to supply with a keel or shell
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial sedge

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Eriophorum latifolium Hoppe var. viridicarinatum Engelm.

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