Another term for cotton grass.
- Between the tussocks of grass grew purple heather and tufted bog cotton, which were used in the old days for pillows and mattresses.
- They walked at a wearisome pace across the trembling peat bog, knee deep in flowering ling, bog cotton and black slimy mud.
- Only the stand of birch trees in a little patch of scrub and bog cotton across the lake was pale and juicy.
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