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  • Italian
    • Equiseto dei campi
  • Japanese
    • スギナ
  • English
    • field horsetail
    • common horsetail
    • Mare’s tail
  • Russian
    • Хвощ полевой
  • Unknown
    • scouring rush
  • Scientific Names
    • Equisetum arvense
    • Equisetum arvense alpestre
    • Equisetum arvense boreale
    • Equisetum arvense campestre
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • EQUARV
  • French
    • prêle des champs
  • Finnish
    • peltokorte

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Recent observations

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

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srall

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May 4, 2016

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

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th0th

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April 6, 2016

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

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lichenlady

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May 3, 2016

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

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jwalewski

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May 4, 2016 07:37 AM CDT

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

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chlorophilia

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May 3, 2016

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

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srall

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April 28, 2016

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

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wendy5

Date

May 1, 2016

Description

Masses of Equisetum arvense (Common aka Field Horsetail) near the lake, some about two feet tall.

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elfaulkner

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May 1, 2016 01:36 PM CDT

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

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angieseltzer

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April 29, 2016 06:55 PM EDT

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

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jwhittle

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April 30, 2016 11:11 AM EDT

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

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celticcail

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April 24, 2016 11:03 AM EDT

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

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chia

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April 27, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

Equisetum arvense, the field horsetail or common horsetail, is a herbaceous perennial plant, native throughout the arctic and temperate regions of the northern hemisphere. It has separate sterile non-reproductive and fertile spore-bearing stems, growing from a perennial underground rhizomatous stem system. The fertile stems are produced in early spring and are non-photosynthetic, while the green sterile stems start to grow after the fertile stems have wilted, and persist through the summer until the first autumn frosts.

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