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Distribution by County   3025    
Equisetum palustre  L.
Marsh horsetail
Equisetum palustre is a fern (rhizomatous) that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 3 (review list).   CNDDB
Record Count by County

Lake: 1 Placer: 1 San Mateo: 2
Mendocino: 1 San Francisco: 2

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 11/30/2022).