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Equisetum telmateia (Giant horsetail)
Cressler, Alan

Equisetum telmateia

Equisetum telmateia Ehrh.

Giant Horsetail

Equisetaceae (Horsetail Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: EQTE

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: 1-3(-6) feet in height.
Size Class: 1-3 ft. , 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Non-flowering plant.

Distribution

USA: AK , CA , OR , WA
Canada: BC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW OBL FACW
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 telmateia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Equisetum telmateia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Equisetum telmateia

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-07-15
Research By: JAM

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