Calflora
Taxon  Report   9900    
Equisetum hyemale  L.
Scouringrush horsetail
Equisetum hyemale, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Family: EQUISETACEAE  
Genus: Equisetum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

 
More information about  Equisetum hyemale
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (EQHY)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2019).