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Search Results:       Common Name: scouring rush

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Checklist from Wisconsin State Herbarium
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      Family Equisetaceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Equisetum L. *
              horsetail, scouring rush (DISTRIBUTION MAP GALLERY of SPECIES)
            Equisetum hyemale L. subsp. affine (Engelm.) Calder & Roy L.Taylor * +
              common scouring rush, pipes, scouring rush horsetail
                 Equisetum affine Engelm.
                 Equisetum hyemale L. var. affine (Engelm.) A.A.Eaton
                 Equisetum hyemale L. var. californicum Milde
                 Equisetum hyemale L. var. pseudohyemale (Farw.) C.V.Morton
                 Equisetum hyemale L. var. robustum (A.Braun) A.A.Eaton
                 Equisetum prealtum Raf.
                 Equisetum robustum A.Braun
                 Equisetum robustum A.Braun var. affine Engelm.
                 Hippochaete hyemalis (L.) Bruhin subsp. affinis (Engelm.) W.A.Weber
Image of Equisetum hyemale L. subsp. affine (Engelm.) Calder & Roy L.Taylor
            Equisetum laevigatum A.Braun * +
              smooth horsetail, smooth scouring rush
                 Equisetum funstonii A.A.Eaton
                 Equisetum kansanum J.H.Schaffn.
                 Equisetum laevigatum A.Braun subsp. funstonii (A.A.Eaton) Hartm.
                 Hippochaete laevigata (A.Braun) Farw.
Image of Equisetum laevigatum A.Braun
            Equisetum X nelsonii (A.A.Eaton) J.H.Schaffn. (pro sp.) +
              Nelson's horsetail, Nelson's scouring rush
                 (PARENTS = Equisetum laevigatum A.Braun X E. variegatum Schleich. ex F.Weber & D.Mohr)
                 Equisetum nelsonii (A.A.Eaton) J.H.Schaffn.
                 Equisetum variegatum Schleich. ex F.Weber & D.Mohr var. nelsonii A.A.Eaton
            Equisetum scirpoides Michx. * +
              dwarf scouring rush, sedge horsetail
Image of Equisetum scirpoides Michx.
            Equisetum variegatum Schleich. ex F.Weber & D.Mohr subsp. variegatum * +
              variegated horsetail, variegated scouring rush
                 Equisetum variegatum Schleich. ex F.Weber & D.Mohr var. anceps Milde
                 Equisetum variegatum Schleich. ex F.Weber & D.Mohr var. variegatum
                 Hippochaete variegata (Schleich. ex F.Weber & D.Mohr) Bruhin
Image of Equisetum variegatum Schleich. ex F.Weber & D.Mohr subsp. variegatum

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