Calflora
Taxon  Report   9902    
Equisetum telmateia  Ehrh.
Giant horsetail
Equisetum telmateia, 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 telmateia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (EQTE)

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: Jun 24, 2019).