Eriophorum vaginatum L.
Common Name: COTTON-GRASS
Synonym: Eriophorum spissum
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge

E. spissum of Michigan Flora.

Forming large tussocks in bogs and open conifer swamps (tamarack, black spruce), only in acidic soils.

Locations

Alger County
Alpena County
Arenac County
Baraga County
Bay County
Charlevoix County
    Including Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Clare County
Crawford County
Delta County
Dickinson County
Emmet County
Gogebic County
Gratiot County
Houghton County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Iosco County
Iron County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lake County
Leelanau County
    Including Manitou Islands
Luce County
Mackinac County
Macomb County
Manistee County
Marquette County
Mecosta County
Menominee County
Missaukee County
Montcalm County
Montmorency County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ontonagon County
Oscoda County
Ottawa County
Presque Isle County
Roscommon County
Sanilac County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 13, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1126.