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Equisetum hyemale L.
ROUGH HORSETAIL
Hippochaete hyemalis (L) Bruhin; Scouring rush; Scouringrush horsetail

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Equisetum hyemale, Horsetail
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Equisetum hyemale, Horsetail

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Equisetum hyemale
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Equisetum hyemale
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Equisetum hyemale

Equisetum hyemale, whole plant - unspecified
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Equisetum hyemale, whole plant - unspecified
Equisetum hyemale
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Equisetum hyemale

Equisetum hyemale
© Les Mehrhoff, 2008-2010 · 2
Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale affine
© George Yatskievych, 2003 · 1
Equisetum hyemale affine

Equisetum hyemale
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Equisetum hyemale
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Equisetum hyemale

Equisetum hyemale
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Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
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Equisetum hyemale

Equisetum hyemale, Common scouring rush, stem
© Graham Wyatt, 2009-2010 · 1
Equisetum hyemale, Common scouring rush, stem
Equisetum hyemale, stobilus close
© George Yatskievych, 2006-2011 · 1
Equisetum hyemale, stobilus close

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Agaricaceae  Phoma equiseti @ 356565B (1); 356565A (1)
Ceratostomataceae  Harzia acremonioides @ BPI (1)
Dermateaceae  Gloeosporium equiseti @ BPI (3)

Gloeosporium harioti @ BPI (1)

Gloeosporium hariotii @ BPI (1)
Helotiaceae  Stamnaria americana @ BPI (10)

Stamnaria equiseti @ BPI (8)

Stamnaria persoonii @ BPI (6)
Hyaloscyphaceae  Lachnum inquilinum @ BPI (1)
Melanconidaceae  Melanconium @ BPI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Didymella equisetina @ BPI (1)

Mycosphaerella equisetina @ BPI (2)

Septoria equiseti @ BPI (2)
Phaeosphaeriaceae  Leptosphaeria arvensis @ BPI (1)

Leptosphaeria equiseti @ BPI (1)
Pleosporaceae  Epicoccum equiseti @ BPI (4)

Epicoccum intermedium @ BPI (2)

Epicoccum vulgare @ BPI (2)
Rhytismataceae  Hypoderma equiseti @ BPI (6)
_  Plenozythia equiseti @ BPI (1)

Stagonosporopsis equiseti @ 372677A (1); 372677B (1)

Titaeospora detospora @ BPI (1)

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Equisetum hyemale L.
scouringrush horsetail

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General Information
Symbol: EQHY
Group: Horsetail
Family: Equisetaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : AK   N
CAN   N
GL   N
L48   N
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Images

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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species . Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

©Thomas G. Barnes. Barnes, T.G., and S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky . University Press of Kentucky. Usage Requirements .

Patrick J. Alexander. Usage Requirements .

Patrick J. Alexander. Usage Requirements .

Sheri Hagwood. USDI Bureau of Land Management (BLM) . United States, ID, Bureau of Land Management Jarbidge Resource Area. October 4, 2007. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 41. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Division Equisetophyta – Horsetails
Class Equisetopsida
Order Equisetales
Family Equisetaceae – Horsetail family
Genus Equisetum L. – horsetail
Species Equisetum hyemale L. – scouringrush horsetail

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 1 subspecies of Equisetum hyemale . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Equisetum hyemale</i>
L. var. <i>
affine</i>
(Engelm.) A.A. Eaton
Equisetum hyemale var. affine
scouringrush horsetail

Legal Status

U.S. Weed Information
Equisetum hyemale scouringrush horsetail This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
SWSS Southern Weed Science Society. 1998. Weeds of the United States and Canada. CD-ROM . Southern Weed Science Society. Champaign, Illinois.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Alaska FACW
Arid West FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACW
Great Plains FACW
Midwest FACW
Northcentral & Northeast FAC
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACW

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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (EQHY)
Native American Ethnobotany (University of Michigan - Dearborn) (EQHY)

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10. Equisetum hyemale Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 1062. 1753.

Common scouring rush, prêle d'hiver

Subspecies 2 (1 in the flora): North America, Mexico, Central America in Guatemala, Europe, Asia.

Lower Taxon

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Number of matches : 49
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Equisetum hyemale%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
Rough Horsetail
ID: 0000 0000 0108 1757 [detail]
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
Rough Horsetail
ID: 0000 0000 0108 1760 [detail]
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
Rough Horsetail
ID: 0000 0000 0108 1763 [detail]
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
Rough Horsetail
ID: 0000 0000 0108 1762 [detail]
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
Rough Horsetail
ID: 0000 0000 0108 1758 [detail]
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
Rough Horsetail
ID: 0000 0000 0108 1759 [detail]
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
Rough Horsetail
ID: 1335 3153 0213 0004 [detail]
Robert Potts
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
Rough Horsetail
ID: 0000 0000 0108 1761 [detail]
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
ID: 0000 0000 0506 1863 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
ID: 0000 0000 0506 1864 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
ID: 0000 0000 0107 0762 [detail]
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
ID: 0000 0000 0107 0763 [detail]
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
ID: 0000 0000 0107 0764 [detail]
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
ID: 3333 1111 1107 0195 [detail]
© University and Jepson Herbaria

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
Scouring Rush Horsetail
ID: 0000 0000 0410 1213 [detail]
© 2010 Hans J. Koch

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
Scouring Rush Horsetail
ID: 0000 0000 0410 1214 [detail]
© 2010 Hans J. Koch

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
Scouring Horsetail
ID: 0000 0000 0812 3209 [detail]
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
Scouring Horsetail
ID: 0000 0000 0812 3210 [detail]
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
Rough Horsetail
ID: 0000 0000 0716 2522 [detail]
© 2016 Steven Thorsted

Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale
Rough Horsetail
ID: 0000 0000 0716 2523 [detail]
© 2016 Steven Thorsted

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Scouringrush Horsetail
ID: 5208 1611 1802 0069 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Scouringrush Horsetail
ID: 5208 1611 1802 0065 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Scouringrush Horsetail
ID: 5208 1611 1802 0067 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Scouringrush Horsetail
ID: 5208 1611 1802 0066 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

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Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Scouringrush Horsetail
ID: 5208 1611 1802 0069 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Scouringrush Horsetail
ID: 5208 1611 1802 0065 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Scouringrush Horsetail
ID: 5208 1611 1802 0067 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Scouringrush Horsetail
ID: 5208 1611 1802 0066 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Scouringrush Horsetail
ID: 5208 1611 1802 0068 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Stout Scouringrush
ID: 0000 0000 1108 1791 [detail]
© 2008 Neal Kramer

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Stout Scouringrush
ID: 0000 0000 1108 1792 [detail]
© 2008 Neal Kramer

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Stout Scouringrush
ID: 0000 0000 1108 1793 [detail]
© 2008 Neal Kramer

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Stout Scouringrush
ID: 0000 0000 1108 1794 [detail]
© 2008 Neal Kramer

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Stout Scouringrush
ID: 0000 0000 0312 1226 [detail]
© 2012 Neal Kramer

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Stout Scouringrush
ID: 0000 0000 0312 1227 [detail]
© 2012 Neal Kramer

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Giant Scouring Rush
ID: 0000 0000 1115 2295 [detail]
© 2015 Neal Kramer

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Giant Scouring Rush
ID: 0000 0000 1115 2296 [detail]
© 2015 Neal Kramer

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Giant Scouring Rush
ID: 0000 0000 1115 2297 [detail]
© 2015 Neal Kramer

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Giant Scouring Rush
ID: 0000 0000 1115 2298 [detail]
© 2015 Neal Kramer

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Giant Scouring Rush
ID: 0000 0000 1115 2299 [detail]
© 2015 Neal Kramer

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Giant Scouring Rush
ID: 0000 0000 1115 2300 [detail]
© 2015 Neal Kramer

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
ID: 0000 0000 1017 1982 [detail]
© 2017 Jean Pawek

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
ID: 0000 0000 1017 1983 [detail]
© 2017 Jean Pawek

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
ID: 0000 0000 1017 1984 [detail]
© 2017 Jean Pawek

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
ID: 0000 0000 1017 1986 [detail]
© 2017 Jean Pawek

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Equisetum hyemale var. affine
Equisetum hyemale var. affine
ID: 0000 0000 0208 1145 [detail]
© 2008 Keir Morse

Equisetum hyemale var. affine
Equisetum hyemale var. affine
ID: 0000 0000 0208 1146 [detail]
© 2008 Keir Morse

Equisetum hyemale var. affine
Equisetum hyemale var. affine
ID: 0000 0000 0208 1147 [detail]
© 2008 Keir Morse

Equisetum hyemale var. affine
Equisetum hyemale var. affine
ID: 0000 0000 0208 1148 [detail]
© 2008 Keir Morse

Equisetum hyemale var. affine
Equisetum hyemale var. affine
Common Scouring-rush
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3499 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Equisetum hyemale var. affine
Equisetum hyemale var. affine
Common Scouring-rush
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3500 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Equisetum hyemale var. affine
Equisetum hyemale var. affine
Common Scouring-rush
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3501 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

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Equisetum hyemale var. robustum
Equisetum hyemale var. robustum
Scouring Rush Horsetail
ID: 0000 0000 0304 0298 [detail]
© 2004 David A. Tharp

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