Hare's Tail Cotton Grass

Wildflower Landscapes
Hare's Tail Cotton Grass by Francis Taylor

Image details - Hare's Tail Cotton Grass

Photographer: Francis Taylor (see profile)
Competition: Competition 11
Category: Wildflower Landscapes
Location: Peak District National Park, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


A sea of flowering cotton grass (Eriophorum vaginatum) stretches over the Ringinglow Moors in the Peak District National Park. Cotton grass is a native, perennial sedge and in early summer can be found covering desolate boggy areas of moorland, easily recognised by its fluffy white seedheads.


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