Classification
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All Names

  • 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

Observer

vncdatatech01

Date

July 12, 2014

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

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vncdatatech01

Date

June 2, 2012

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

Observer

leonperrie

Date

January 2, 2016

Description

Extending from the river into the forest some 20-30 metres, albeit only sparingly.

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

Observer

leonperrie

Date

January 2, 2016

Description

Seems to become prostrate when on sand/gravel within (irregular) reach of flowing water.

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

Observer

leonperrie

Date

January 2, 2016

Description

Abundant.

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

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pintail

Date

May 2, 2009

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No photos or sounds

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

Observer

badillaj

Date

December 1, 2015

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

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badillaj

Date

October 22, 2015

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

Observer

rfiler

Date

the past

Description

Tall, with leaflets coming off in a whirl pattern and in rings up the stem

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

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regang

Date

December 13, 2015

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

May 17, 2015 10:53 AM EDT

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field horsetail Equisetum arvense

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

September 23, 2015 11:52 AM EDT
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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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