Grow Your Garden


Dwarf Scouringrush (Equisetum scirpoides)

  • Dwarf Scouringrush (Equisetum Scirpoides) http://www.sagebud.com/dwarf-scouringrush-equisetum-scirpoides
    Credit: Meneerke bloem | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Dwarf Scouringrush (Equisetum Scirpoides) http://www.sagebud.com/dwarf-scouringrush-equisetum-scirpoides
    Credit: Meneerke bloem | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Dwarf Scouringrush (Equisetum Scirpoides) http://www.sagebud.com/dwarf-scouringrush-equisetum-scirpoides
    Credit: Meneerke bloem | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Dwarf Scouringrush (Equisetum Scirpoides) http://www.sagebud.com/dwarf-scouringrush-equisetum-scirpoides
    Credit: Meneerke bloem | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Dwarf Scouringrush (Equisetum Scirpoides) http://www.sagebud.com/dwarf-scouringrush-equisetum-scirpoides
    Credit: Meneerke bloem | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
EQSC.jpg

Equisetum Scirpoides, or more commonly know as Dwarf Scouringrush, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Equisetum. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Equisetum Scirpoides or Dwarf Scouringrush's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Connecticut, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, South Dakota, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Horsetail
  • Genus: Equisetum
  • Family: Equisetaceae
  • Order: Equisetales
  • Class: Equisetopsida
  • Division: Equisetophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N) GL (N) SPM (N)
  • State T/E Status: CT (E) IL (E) MA (SC)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (dwarf scouring rush) IL (dwarf scouring rush) MA (dwarf scouring-rush)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FAC+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC) 3(FAC+) 4(FAC) 9(FAC) A(FACU)




comments powered by Disqus

Browse Plants by State

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming