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Equisetum ×nelsonii (Nelson's horsetail)
Smith, R.W.

Equisetum ×nelsonii

Equisetum ×nelsonii (A.A. Eaton) Schaffn. (pro sp.)

Nelson's Horsetail, Nelson's Scouring-rush

Equisetaceae (Horsetail Family)

Synonym(s): Equisetum variegatum var. nelsonii

USDA Symbol: EQNE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

Hybrid offspring of Equisetum laevigatum and Equisetum variegatum.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 2 feet in height.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Non-flowering, spore-producing species.

Distribution

USA: CO , CT , IL , IN , KY , MI , MN , MO , MT , ND , NM , NY , OH , OR , UT , WI , WY
Canada: ON , QC , SK

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FAC OBL FAC FAC OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Equisetum ×nelsonii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Equisetum ×nelsonii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Equisetum ×nelsonii

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-03-17
Research By: JAM

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