Taxon  Report   3025 
Equisetum palustre  L.
marsh horsetail
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).
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Equisetum palustre
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Equisetum palustre
© University and Jepson Herbaria
Equisetum palustre
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Communities:
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.]
Family: EQUISETACEAE  
Genus: Equisetum
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Equisetum palustre var. americanum
PLANTS: Equisetum palustre var. simplicissimum
 Information about  Equisetum palustre  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (EQPA)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 26, 2014).

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