Photos of Equisetum-scirpoides-~-dwarf-scouringrush-horsetail

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Equisetum scirpoides ~ dwarf scouringrush horsetail



Equisetum-scirpoides-~-dwarf-scouringrush-horsetail


Characteristics:

  • FACW

  • Michigan C Value: 7

  • also known as dwarf horsetail

  • short, unbranched stems

  • stems often twisted and wiry

  • stems erect or prostrate, up to 25.4 cm high

  • distinguished from our other horsetails by its low, slender, wiry, unbranched stems and its small size

  • is the smallest living horsetail

  • native



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