Eriophorum angustifolium Honck.
Common Name: NARROW-LEAVED COTTON-GRASS
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge

Eriophorum angustifolium purple red foliage A. A. Reznicek purple red foliage

Bogs, fens, and conifer swamps, especially along ditches, trails, and other openings or disturbances; marshy open ground and boggy shores. The bracts and leaves of this species turn a distinctive reddish purple upon injury or senescence.

Locations

Alger County
Alpena County
Arenac County
Baraga County
Barry County
Bay County
Berrien County
Cass County
Charlevoix County
    Only on Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
    Including Drummond Island
Clinton County
Crawford County
Delta County
Emmet County
Gogebic County
Hillsdale County
Houghton County
Huron County
Ingham County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Luce County
Mackinac County
    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Marquette County
Menominee County
Muskegon County
Presque Isle County
Roscommon County
Sanilac County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 15, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1123.