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Marsh Horsetail (Equisetum palustre)

  • Marsh Horsetail (Equisetum Palustre) http://www.sagebud.com/marsh-horsetail-equisetum-palustre
    Credit: Carl Axel Magnus Lindman (1856-1928) | «Bilder ur Nordens F... | License: PD Old PD-Art (PD-old)
  • Marsh Horsetail (Equisetum Palustre) http://www.sagebud.com/marsh-horsetail-equisetum-palustre
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    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 16:28, 12 August 2006 (UTC) | photographed by myself | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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    Credit: Petr Filippov | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • Marsh Horsetail (Equisetum Palustre) http://www.sagebud.com/marsh-horsetail-equisetum-palustre
    Credit: Petr Filippov | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • Marsh Horsetail (Equisetum Palustre) http://www.sagebud.com/marsh-horsetail-equisetum-palustre
    Credit: Petr Filippov | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • Marsh Horsetail (Equisetum Palustre) http://www.sagebud.com/marsh-horsetail-equisetum-palustre
    Credit: Petr Filippov | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • Marsh Horsetail (Equisetum Palustre) http://www.sagebud.com/marsh-horsetail-equisetum-palustre
    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 16:29, 12 August 2006 (UTC) | photographed by myself | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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    Credit: Kenraiz | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Marsh Horsetail (Equisetum Palustre) http://www.sagebud.com/marsh-horsetail-equisetum-palustre
    Credit: Kenraiz | Own work | License: PD Nordens Flora
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  • Marsh Horsetail (Equisetum Palustre) http://www.sagebud.com/marsh-horsetail-equisetum-palustre
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: PD Old
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Equisetum Palustre, or more commonly know as Marsh Horsetail, 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 Palustre or Marsh Horsetail's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, South Dakota, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

  • 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)
  • State T/E Status: CT (SC) NH (T) NY (T) VT (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (marsh horsetail) NH (marsh horsetail) NY (marsh horsetail) VT (marsh horsetail)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW) 3(FACW) 4(FACW) 9(FACW) 0(FACW) A(FACW)




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