Calflora
Taxon  Report   9900 
Equisetum hyemale  L.
Scouringrush horsetail
Equisetum hyemale
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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Equisetum hyemale
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Equisetum hyemale
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Equisetum hyemale, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Equisetum hyemale
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Family: EQUISETACEAE  
Genus: Equisetum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Equisetum hyemale
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (EQHY)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 21, 2017).

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