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Uploaded on Monday 21 Feb 2011 by Lawrence Hislop

Cottongrass

Year: 2010
From collection: Arctic Biodiversity
Taken by: Lawrence Hislop
Cottongrass is so named for its soft and fluffy appearance and it is an important food source for migrating Snow Geese and Caribou.It is to be found throughout Northern parts of Asia, Europe and North America and is particularly well suited to acidic conditions like those found around bogs and marshes in the Arctic Tundra.
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