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Equisetum variegatum var. variegatum (Variegated scouringrush)
Smith, R.W.

Equisetum variegatum var. variegatum

Equisetum variegatum Schleich. ex F. Weber & D. Mohr var. variegatum

Variegated Scouringrush

Equisetaceae (Horsetail Family)

Synonym(s): Equisetum variegatum var. anceps, Hippochaete variegata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N), SPM (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Whorled

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Not a flowering plant. Reproduces by spores contained within sporangia borne on peltate sporophylls.


USA: AK , CO , CT , ID , IL , IN , MA , ME , MI , MN , MT , ND , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OR , PA , SD , UT , VT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: NB , NL , NS , PE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Equisetum variegatum var. variegatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Equisetum variegatum var. variegatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Equisetum variegatum var. variegatum


Record Modified: 2012-08-27
Research By: TWC Staff

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