Equisetum fluviatile

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Plant types and subtypes: Root Catalog, Grasses, Perennials, Horsetails

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: wet

Soil Description: average, clay, sand

Height: 1'-3'

Bloom Time: April, May

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Additional Tags: bog plant, colonizing, emergent, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, pond margin plant, stream margin plant, wetland plant

Equisetum fluviatile (water horsetail)
  • Equisetum fluviatile (water horsetail)
  • Equisetum fluviatile (water horsetail)

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Description

Equisetum fluviatile

Also known as:

water horsetail

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Scientific Synonyms:

Equisetum fluviatile var. limosum, Equisetum limosum

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
CT, DC, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MT, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SD, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: MD
  • Special Concern: RI

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Seed plants
Division Equisetophyta Horsetails
Class Equisetopsida
Subclass
Order Equisetales
Family Equisetaceae Horsetail family
Genus Equisetum horsetail
Species Equisetum fluviatile water horsetail