Eriophorum

Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 2 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Distribution
Eriophorum (rights holder: Stanislav Krejčík) © Stanislav Krejčík

Cottongrass

Plant poison neutralizes digestive juices: cotton grass   The poison produced by cotton grass protects them from lemmings by neutralizing digestive juices, leading to lemming starvation.  Maintain physical integrity > Protect from biotic factors > Animals    "The ability to produce poison may be the cause of one of the most c... Text © The Biomimicry Institute

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Cyperaceae
Species
Taxonomic Completion
7.41%
2 of 27 accepted Species.
Global Pollen Project UUID
7457e8c2-4c82-43b8-902e-03dfd1dc3fa5
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.

The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility