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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 03.1 October 1991

Identification - British Cotton-grasses

By - Andrew Byfield

The cotton-grasses are familiar to a wide range of countrygoers: to the walker they warn of dangerous ground; to the naturalist they highlight plant communities of the highest quality; and to the seeker of solitude they are indicators of landscapes as yet untamed by man. Despite this familiarity, many naturalists have difficulty in putting the right name to the right plant.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist