Taxon  Report   3025 
Equisetum palustre  L.
Marsh horsetail
Equisetum palustre
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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Equisetum palustre
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Equisetum palustre, a pteridophyte, is a fern (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 3 (review list).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Equisetum palustre
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Genus: Equisetum
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Equisetum palustre var. americanum
PLANTS: Equisetum palustre var. simplicissimum
More information about  Equisetum palustre
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2016).

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