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|Family: Equisetaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Equisetum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Equisetum palustre L.
Stem: annual, of 1 kind, 20--80 cm, green; basal internode of branch < subtending sheath; sheath 4--9 mm, longer than wide, teeth 5--10, 2--5 mm, free; branches with 4--6 rounded ridges, hollow.
Ecology: Marshes; Elevation: < 300 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRI, CCo (San Francisco); Distribution Outside California: Oregon to Alaska, eastern North America. Note: Presence in California questionable; hybrids with Equisetum telmateia subsp. braunii reported questionably for California, from San Mateo, Marin cos.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Richard L. Hauke
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Equisetum laevigatum
Next taxon: Equisetum telmateia subsp. braunii
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Richard L. Hauke 2016. Equisetum palustre, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=24434, accessed on October 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 28, 2016.