Taxon  Report   3026 
Equisetum telmateia  Ehrh.  ssp. braunii  (Milde) R.L. Hauke
Giant horse tail,  Giant horsetail
Equisetum telmateia ssp. braunii
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Equisetum telmateia ssp. braunii
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Equisetum telmateia ssp. braunii
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Equisetum telmateia ssp. braunii, 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 telmateia ssp. braunii
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Equisetum
Parent Record Equisetum telmateia
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Equisetum telmateia var. braunii
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ICPN: Equisetum telmateia var. braunii
More information about  Equisetum telmateia ssp. braunii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2017).

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