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  Equisetum palustre L. image
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Family Equisetaceae
Equisetum palustre L.
marsh horsetail
Equisetum: Latin for "horsetail" from equus, "horse," and seta, "bristle"
palustre: "of marshes"
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: perennial fern ally
Habitat: wet areas

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Equisetum palustre L. f. verticillatum Milde
Equisetum palustre L. var. americanum Vict.
Equisetum palustre L. var. americanum Vict. f. luxurians Vict.
Equisetum palustre L. var. palustre
Equisetum palustre L. var. simplicissimum A.Braun

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