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Variegated Scouringrush (Equisetum variegatum)

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  • Variegated Scouringrush (Equisetum Variegatum) http://www.sagebud.com/variegated-scouringrush-equisetum-variegatum/
    Credit: Enrico Blasutto | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Variegated Scouringrush (Equisetum Variegatum) http://www.sagebud.com/variegated-scouringrush-equisetum-variegatum/
    Credit: Enrico Blasutto | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Variegated Scouringrush (Equisetum Variegatum) http://www.sagebud.com/variegated-scouringrush-equisetum-variegatum/
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Equisetum Variegatum, or more commonly know as Variegated 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 Variegatum or Variegated Scouringrush's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah, 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: IN (E) ME (SC) NJ (E) OH (T) PA (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: IN (variegated horsetail) ME (variegated horsetail) NJ (variegated horsetail) OH (variegated scouring-rush) PA (variegated horsetail)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW FACW+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW) 3(FACW) 4(FACW) 5(FACW) 8(FACW+) 9(FACW) A(FACW)




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