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  • Unknown
    • scouring rush
  • Scientific Names
    • Equisetum arvense
    • Equisetum arvense alpestre
    • Equisetum arvense boreale
    • Equisetum arvense campestre
  • English
    • Field Horsetail
    • common horsetail
    • Mare’s tail
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • EQUARV

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Recent observations

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scouring rush Equisetum arvense

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svarner

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September 20, 2014

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Field Horsetail Equisetum arvense

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coleporter

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

Green segmented horsetail in rocky soil.

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choess

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September 13, 2014 11:54 AM EDT

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jamesjohnson

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September 12, 2014 05:26 PM EDT

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Field Horsetail Equisetum arvense

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pete_woods

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September 4, 2014 12:14 PM EDT

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kucycads

Date

August 20, 2014

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

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faerthen

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August 23, 2014 04:24 PM PDT

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Field Horsetail Equisetum arvense

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marlies

Date

September 15, 1997

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Field Horsetail Equisetum arvense

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nbnc

Date

August 19, 2014

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Field Horsetail Equisetum arvense

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charlie

Date

August 12, 2014 03:16 PM EDT

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Common Horsetail Equisetum arvense

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robincmoore

Date

July 12, 2014

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Field Horsetail Equisetum arvense

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pjennetten

Date

August 1, 2013 01:58 PM CDT
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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.

No range data available.