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Eriophorum (also called cotton grass) is a genus of about 25 species of flowering plants. It is in the family Cyperaceae. They grow in temperate regions in the Northern Hemisphere. They are especially abundant in Arctic tundra regions.[1]

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  1. Ball, Peter W. & Daniel E. Wujek (2002). "Eriophorum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 52. 1753; Gen. Pl. ed. 5, 27. 1754". In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (ed.). Cyperaceae. Flora of North America North of Mexico. Vol. 23. Oxford University Press. pp. 21–27. ISBN 978-0-19-515207-4.