Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Equisetum arvense L. image
Photographer: Michael Clayton           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Matthew L. Wagner

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann

Josh Sulman

Josh Sulman
Family Equisetaceae
Equisetum arvense L.
common horsetail, field horsetail
Equisetum: Latin for "horsetail" from equus, "horse," and seta, "bristle"
arvense: of planted fields
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial fern ally
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Synonyms 
Equisetum arvense L. f. alpestre (Wahlenb.) Luerss.
Equisetum arvense L. f. boreale (Bong.) Klinge
Equisetum arvense L. f. decumbens (G.Mey.) W.D.J.Koch
Equisetum arvense L. f. ramulosum (Rupr.) Klinge
Equisetum arvense L. f. varium (Milde) Klinge
Equisetum arvense L. var. alpestre Wahlenb.
Equisetum arvense L. var. boreale (Bong.) Rupr.
Equisetum arvense L. var. boreale (Bong.) Rupr. f. pseudo-varium Vict.
Equisetum arvense L. var. boreale (Bong.) Rupr. f. pseudo-alpestre Vict.
Equisetum arvense L. var. campestre Wahlenb.
Equisetum arvense L. var. riparium Farw.
Equisetum calderi B.Boivin

         
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