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Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum hyemale)

  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Namazu-tron | Self Shot | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Sten Porse | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Sten Porse | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Reid Gilman from Northfield, MN, USA | Sysyrinchium striatu... | License: CC-BY-SA-2.0
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Photograph by Mike Peel (www.mikepeel.net). | Own work. | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Photograph by Mike Peel (www.mikepeel.net). | Own work. | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Photograph by Mike Peel (www.mikepeel.net). | Own work. | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Liné1 | Picture taken with my IXUS 800 IS | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Liné1 | Picture taken with my IXUS 800 IS | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Liné1 | Picture taken with my IXUS 800 IS | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Liné1 | Picture taken with my IXUS 800 IS | License: PD Nordens Flora
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Kondidresher | zdj?cie w?asne | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Kondidresher | zdj?cie w?asne | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Kondidresher | zdj?cie w?asne | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Kondidresher | zdj?cie w?asne | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Kondidresher | zdj?cie w?asne | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Kondidresher | zdj?cie w?asne | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: KENPEI | KENPEI's photo | License: CC-BY-SA-2.1-JP CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: KENPEI | KENPEI's photo | License: CC-BY-SA-2.1-JP CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: KENPEI | KENPEI's photo | License: CC-BY-SA-2.1-JP CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Liné1 | Picture taken with my IXUS 800 IS | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Liné1 | Picture taken with my IXUS 800 IS | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Bjoertvedt | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Liné1 | Picture taken with my IXUS 800 IS | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Liné1 | Picture taken with my IXUS 800 IS | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Beentree | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Kenraiz = Krzysztof Ziarnek | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: b.gliwa | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: b.gliwa | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Namazu-tron | Self shot by mobile phone | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Richard Bartz, Munich aka Makro Freak Image:MFB.jpg | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Forest & Kim Sta... | Plants of Hawaii, Image 070308-5427 from http://www.hear.org/... | License: CC-BY-3.0
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Forest & Kim Sta... | Plants of Hawaii, Image 070308-5428 from http://www.hear.org/... | License: CC-BY-3.0
  • Scouringrush Horsetail (Equisetum Hyemale) http://www.sagebud.com/scouringrush-horsetail-equisetum-hyemale
    Credit: Forest & Kim Sta... | Plants of Hawaii, Image 070308-5429 fro m http://www.hear.org/... | License: CC-BY-3.0
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Equisetum Hyemale, or more commonly know as Scouringrush 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 Hyemale or Scouringrush Horsetail's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, 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)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: SWSS
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC+ FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW) 2(FAC+) 3(FACW-) 4(FACW) 5(FACW) 6(FACW) 7(FACW) 8(FACW) 9(FACW) 0(FACW) A(FACW)




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