Translation of cotton grass in Spanish:

cotton grass

algodonosa, n.


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    algodonosa feminine
    • On one side of the water is a wide plain, speckled white with Arctic cotton grass.
    • Two species of sedges that form cottony seed masses are called cotton grass.
    • There are swathes of yellow flag irises and creamy clouds of cotton grass.
    • Bog asphodels and a circle of cotton grass brightened the rushes.
    • Skylarks sang over the wetlands, carnivorous butterworts were in violet flower and cotton grass fluffed up the land.
    • The surrounding land drops down close to 2,500 feet, and possesses all the flora and fauna you'd expect from an Appalachian mountain range - mountain laurel, rhododendron, cotton grass, pine trees and all the deer you can fathom.
    • After visiting the bog one day last September, she recorded her amazement at its variety of life: ‘The leaves have all turned and the cotton grass has gone to seed.’
    • Even cotton grass, a widespread and dominant tundra species that reproduces year after year by cloning, profits from fire.
    • Most years, the herd uncannily arrives at the calving grounds just when cotton grass plants are new, tender, and loaded with nutrients - before they develop their bitter, protective poisons.
    • Once the right amount of sheep are grazing, we will soon see a transformation from a landscape that has been nibbled smooth to a glorious flowering of bushy purple heather, with cotton grass swaying in the wind.
    • She said that blanket bog was a layer of peat over wet rolling ground, which was usually home to plants like cotton grass and heather.
    • This we bypassed and after a pasture with cotton grass and a few little streams, we were walking a buttercup meadow back into sunny Burtersett.
    • It became a Site of Special Scientific Interest ten years ago, and important plant species are birdseye primrose and the broadleaved cotton grass.
    • A mixture of cotton grass and charcoal made a good temporary wound cover.
    • As for the descent, it was fast and sweet, with acres of cotton grass and then lower down many a meadow of buttercups.
    • A large owl hunted and there was an abundance of rabbits and beautiful drifts of cotton grass.
    • Hundreds of thousands of these geese come to the refuge each September to fatten up on cotton grass before heading south.
    • Without bogs we would lose astonishing plants like sundews, sphagnum mosses and cotton grass.