Eriophorum angustifolium Honck.

First published in Verz. Gew. Teutschl. 1: 153 (1782)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Subarctic & Temp. Northern Hemisphere. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Altay, Amur, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Central European Rus, China South-Central, Chita, Colorado, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mongolia, Montana, Nebraska, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Oregon, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Romania, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Svalbard, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Washington, West Siberia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Extinct in:

Vermont

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
  • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hassler, M. & Muer, T. (2022). Flora Germanica: alle Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Deutschlands in Text und Bild 1: 1-864. Verlag Regionalkultur, Uberstadt-Weiher.
  • Hultén, E.O.G. (1960). Flora of the Aleutian Islands and westernmost Alaska Peninsula: with notes on the flora of Commander Islands, ed. 2: 1-376. Weinheim : J. Cramer ; New York : Hafner Pub. Co.
  • Jermy, C., Simpson, D., Foley, M. & Porter, M. (2007). Sedges of the British Isles. B.S.B.I. Handbook No. 1, ed. 3: 1-554. Botanical Society of the British Isles, London.
  • Kozhevnikov, A.E., Kozhevnikov, Z.V., Kwak, M. & Lee, B.Y. (2019). Illustrated flora of the Primorsky Territory, Russian Far East: 1-1124. National institute of biological resources.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Nikolin, E.G. (2020). Opredelitel' vysshikh rasteniy Yakutii: 1-895. Moskva : Tovarishchestvo Nauchnykh Izdaniy KMK Novosibirsk "Nauka".
  • Rothrock, P.E. (2009). Sedges of Indiana and adjacent states: the non-Carex species: 1-271. Indiana Academy of Sciences.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
  • Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Rui, C. (eds.) (2019). Flora Intramongolica, edition 3, 6: 1-619. Typis Intramongolicae popularis, Huhhot.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
  • Hultén, E.O.G. (1960). Flora of the Aleutian Islands and westernmost Alaska Peninsula: with notes on the flora of Commander Islands, ed. 2: 1-376. Weinheim : J. Cramer ; New York : Hafner Pub. Co.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1937 MacGregor, W. [s.n.] Canada K001770145 Yes
Jun 1, 1900 Baker, C.F.; Earle, F.S.; Tracy, S.M. [483] United States K001770134 Yes
Jun 23, 1898 Feilden, H.W. [s.n.] Russia K001790086 Yes
Jun 23, 1898 Ball, J. [s.n.] Ireland K002050965 Yes
Jun 23, 1898 Ball, J. [s.n.] Ireland K001790089 Yes
Jun 23, 1898 Bell, R. [s.n.] Canada K001770133 Yes
Jun 23, 1898 Ball, J. [s.n.] United Kingdom K002050955 Yes
Oct 1, 1888 Drummond [s.n.] Canada K002051793 Yes
Oct 1, 1888 Lyall [s.n.] Greenland K002051780 Yes
Oct 1, 1888 Lyall [s.n.] Greenland K002051781 Yes
Oct 1, 1888 Wilson, W. [s.n.] United Kingdom K002050912 Yes
Oct 1, 1888 Godet [s.n.] Switzerland K001790084 Yes
Oct 1, 1888 s.coll. [s.n.] Canada K001770135 Yes
Oct 1, 1888 Lyall [s.n.] Canada K002051766 Yes
Oct 1, 1888 Richardson [s.n.] K001770140 Yes
Oct 1, 1888 Miertsching [s.n.] Canada K001770137 Yes
Oct 1, 1888 Pullen [s.n.] Greenland K001770139 Yes
Oct 1, 1888 Sutherland, P.C. [s.n.] K001770136 Yes
Oct 1, 1888 Wilson, W. [s.n.] United Kingdom K001790091 Yes
Oct 1, 1888 M'Clure [s.n.] Canada K001770138 Yes
Oct 1, 1888 Martius [s.n.] Germany K002051044 Yes
Oct 1, 1888 s.coll. [s.n.] Canada K002051779 Yes
Oct 1, 1888 Aubersson [s.n.] Sweden K002051022 Yes
Bourgeau [s.n.] Canada K002051795 Yes
Thornton, C.W. [2336] United States K002051739 Yes
Hart, H.C. [138] Greenland K002051745 Yes
Woodworth, R.H. [921/2] Canada K002051768 Yes
Valutski, V.; Kalinina, G. [s.n.] Russia K002051343 Yes
Eyerdam, W.J. [611] United States K002051736 Yes
Turner, H.A. [29] Canada K002051798 Yes
Kjellman, F.R.; Lundström, A.N. [s.n.] Russia K002051018 Yes
Müller; Heber [931] Germany K002051017 Yes
Komarov, V. [s.n.] Russia K002051346 Yes
Hant, H.C. [s.n.] Greenland K001730491 Yes
Feilden, Capt. [s.n.] Greenland K002051747 Yes
[Beggre] [s.n.] Greenland K002051751 Yes
s.coll. [931] Germany K002051043 Yes
Komarov, V.L. [224] Russia K002051357 Yes
Eyerdam, W.J. [s.n.] K002051349 Yes
Willdenow; [Schun] [s.n.] K002051354 Yes
Eyerdam, W.J. [1470] United States K002051733 Yes
Thornton, C.W. [2336] United States K002051738 Yes
Sutcliffe, J.E. [s.n.] United Kingdom K002050894 Yes
[Gullwell, N.E.G.] [4460] United Kingdom K001790090 Yes
[illegible] [s.n.] United Kingdom K001790093 Yes
Hutchison, I.W. [454] United States K001770132 Yes
Hutchison, I.W. [456] United States K002051722 Yes
Hutchison, I.W. [453] United States K002051723 Yes
Hutchison, I.W. [454] United States K001770130 Yes
Jatzino, W. [190] Russia K002051029 Yes
J.E.W. [s.n.] Sweden K001790088 Yes
Scoggan, H.J. [6132] Canada K002051800 Yes
Trapnell, C.G. [378] Greenland K002051760 Yes
S.coll. [S.n.] United Kingdom K002050799 Yes
Baldwin, W.K.W.; Breitung, A.J. [3081] Canada K002051784 Yes
Komarov, V.L. [s.n.] Russia K002051350 Yes
Gillett, J.M.; Tilt, R. [2025] Canada K002051790 Yes
Ekstam, O.A. [s.n.] Russia K002051035 Yes
Behrendsen, W. [133] Germany K001790087 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] France K002051069 No
Koszilkov, J. [485] Hungary K002051059 Yes
Thornton, C.W. [2318] United States K002051740 Yes
Goldman, D. [#3497] United States K002051710 Yes
Went, F.W. [134] United States K002051726 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [s.n.] Switzerland K002051055 Yes
{Buysson} [s.n.] France K002051072 Yes
Rouleau, J.A.E. [752] Canada K002051717 Yes
Scoggan, H.J.; Baldwin, W.K.W. [8212] Canada K002051802 Yes
Norberg, I.L. [s.n.] United States K002051731 Yes
Bull, R.G. [14e] Austria K002051040 Yes
Taylor, J. [s.n.] Greenland K002051742 Yes
Bredemann, G.; Nieser, O. [28] K002051042 Yes
Allis [s.n.] France K002051079 Yes
Porsild, M.P. [559] Greenland K002051757 Yes
Sanson, N.B. [s.n.] Canada K002051804 Yes
Geist, O.W. [s.n.] United States K002051724 Yes
Walker, D. [s.n.] Greenland K002051743 Yes
Maximova, M. [6063] Russia K002051360 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Austria K002051039 Yes
Van Hattum, H.J. [4090] Netherlands K002051062 Yes
Maclea, J.H. [6024] South Africa K002051566 Yes
Seward, A.C.; Holttum, R.E. [s.n.] Greenland K002051764 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [s.n.] France K002051066 Yes
Sutcliffe, J.E. [s.n.] United Kingdom K001790092 Yes
[Gullwell, N.E.G.] [4251] United Kingdom K002050928 Yes
Parry [s.n.] K002051875 Yes
Hutchison, I.W. [455] United States K001770131 Yes
Bordère [s.n.] France K002051075 Yes
Rousseau, J.; Fortier, L. [31504] Canada K002051796 Yes
Reclaire, A. [s.n.] Netherlands K002051063 Yes
Geist, O.W. [s.n.] United States K002051732 Yes
Scoggan, H.J.; Baldwin, W.K.W. [7845] Canada K002051801 Yes
Vaage, J. [s.n.] Greenland K002051763 Yes
Williams, M.M. [1660] United States K002051728 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [19337] Switzerland K002051054 Yes
Freuchen, P. [242] Canada K002051783 Yes
Abbe, E.C.; Abbe, L.B.; Marr, J.C.W. [3335] Canada K002051806 Yes
Wilson, W. [S.n.] United Kingdom K002050907 No
Gay [S.n.] France K001615202 No
[Torrey] [1] United States K002051867 No
Collins, J.F.; Fernald, M.L. [38] Canada K002051794 Yes
Spetzman, L.A. [1310] United States K002051713 Yes
Gates, R.R.; Mellanby, K. [144] Canada K002051797 Yes
Eyerdam, W.J. [3371] United States K002051721 Yes
Mason, H.L. [s.n.] United States K002051720 Yes
Feilden, Capt. [s.n.] Greenland K002051748 Yes
Farjon, A.K.; Firsov, G. [602] Russia K002051378 Yes
Müller; Heber [931] Germany K002051019 Yes
Carlström [1795] Sweden K002051023 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Greenland K002051746 Yes
{Maximowicz} [s.n.] K002051352 Yes
Sylvester, Y.M. [7] Mongolia K002051344 Yes
[Fevrel] [s.n.] France K002051091 Yes
Hettasch, P.; MacGregor, W. [s.n.] Canada K002051767 Yes
Williams, M.M. [1729] United States K002051729 Yes
[N. Matveyeva] [3] K002051358 Yes
Fernald, M.L.; Harold St. John [7007] Canada K002051775 Yes
Eyerdam, W.J. [953] United States K002051712 Yes
Wolfe, T.B. [s.n.] Switzerland K002051051 Yes
Hultén, E. [398] Russia K002051356 Yes
Billot, C.; Perrin, S. [2950] France K002051074 Yes
Mameev [30] Russia K002051345 Yes
Anderson, J.P. [3428] United States K002051711 Yes
Elmer Ekblaw, W. [171] Greenland K002051749 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] France K002051067 Yes
Hultén, E. [5587] United States K002051727 Yes
Mchur [s.n.] Switzerland K002051052 Yes
Weiz, S. [s.n.] Canada K002051772 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] France K002051068 Yes
Dybowski, W. [1006] Poland K002051060 Yes
Hitchcock, C.L. [1976] United States K002051778 Yes
Meebold, A. [s.n.] Germany K002051036 Yes
Senn, H.A.; Calder, J.A. [4030] Canada K002051789 Yes
Brown, R. [s.n.] Greenland K002051754 Yes
Simmons, H.G. [1518] Greenland K002051758 Yes
McKelvey, S.D. [s.n.] United States K002051774 Yes
Otruba, J. [1291] Czech Republic K002051058 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] France K002051087 Yes
Wolfe, T.B. [s.n.] Switzerland K002051046 Yes
Erdmann [63] Canada K002051773 Yes
Eyerdam, W.J. [1826] United States K002051734 Yes
Billot, P.C. [2950] France K002051073 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002051342 Yes
Norberg, I.L. [s.n.] United States K002051714 Yes
Taylor, N.P. [9] France K002051088 Yes
s.coll. [3776] France K002051078 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002051347 Yes
Menzies, R.H.; Franz Josef [Fjord] [48] Greenland K002051756 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002051361 Yes
s.coll. [757] K002051348 Yes
{Esperon} [s.n.] France K002051086 Yes
Anderson, J.P. [4693] United States K002051718 Yes
Turner, H.A. [4] Canada K002051776 Yes
Noe-Nygaard, J. [s.n.] Greenland K002051765 Yes
Batard [s.n.] France K002051070 Yes
Wolfe, T.B. [s.n.] Switzerland K002051047 Yes
Augustinovicz [s.n.] Russia K002051353 Yes
Eyerdam, W.J. [18[9]6] United States K002051735 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Canada K002051782 Yes
Rozhevitz, R. [s.n.] Russia K002051377 Yes
Hoppe [13] K002051037 Yes
Wolfe, T.B. [s.n.] Switzerland K002051045 Yes
Macoun, J. [s.n.] Canada K002051787 Yes
Politow [s.n.] Kyrgyzstan K002051351 Yes
Soper, J.D. [111376] Canada K002051791 Yes
Brown, R. [s.n.] Greenland K002051752 Yes
Gillett, J.M.; Tilt, R. [2025] Canada K002051788 Yes
Abbe, E.C. [120] Canada K002051771 Yes
Anderson, J.P. [5178] United States K002051719 Yes
Culbertson, G.N. [4954] United States K002051737 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002051359 Yes
Cambridge [s.n.] Greenland K002051755 Yes
[Lostadaiz] [s.n.] France K002051071 Yes
s.coll. [332] France K002051082 Yes
Malte, M.O.; Fernald, M.L. [127043] Canada K002051792 Yes
Geist, O.W. [s.n.] United States K002051725 Yes
{Muret} [s.n.] Switzerland K002051057 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] France K002051081 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [s.n.] Switzerland K002051048 Yes
Trapnell, C.G. [378] Greenland K002051759 Yes
Brown, R. [s.n.] Greenland K002051753 Yes
Wright, C.A. [s.n.] Belgium K002051061 Yes
Turner, H.A. [s.n.] Canada K002051777 Yes
[Chernes] [s.n.] France K002051085 Yes
Richardson (Dr) [s.n.] Canada K002051750 Yes
Feilden, Capt. [s.n.] Greenland K002051762 Yes
Peuf, M.N. [s.n.] Switzerland K002051053 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] France K002051080 Yes
Thring, G. [H965/34] Switzerland K002051056 Yes
Mert.; Deutschl, K.; Gaudin; [Lyune] [s.n.] France K002051076 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] France K002051090 Yes
Baldwin, W.K.W.; Breitung, A.J. [2550] Canada K002051785 Yes
Rouleau, J.A.E. [2805] United States K002051716 Yes
[Lohbrunner] Bros [271] United States K002051730 Yes
Batard; Mert.; Koch Deutschl [s.n.] France K002051077 Yes
Abbe, E.C.; Abbe, L.B.; Marr, J.C.W. [3121] Canada K002051805 Yes
Glitsch [s.n.] Canada K002051770 Yes
Reclaire, A. [s.n.] Netherlands K002051064 Yes
Eastwood, A. [146] Canada K002051786 Yes
Ferguson, D.H.; Taylor, R.L. [3767] Canada K002051803 Yes
Wright, C. [s.n.] Greenland K002051741 Yes
Littledale, S.G.R. [s.n.] K002051355 Yes
Woodworth, R.H. [86] Canada K002051769 Yes
Geist, O.W. [s.n.] United States K002051715 Yes
Simmons, H.G. [3953] Canada K002051744 Yes
Trapnell, C.G. [378] Greenland K002051761 Yes
Scoggan, H.J.; Baldwin, W.K.W. [8242] Canada K002051799 Yes

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