OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 2 taxa in the family Equisetaceae, Horsetail family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Field Horsetail, Bottlebrush Horsetail

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Equisetum arvense   FAMILY: Equisetaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Equisetum arvense   FAMILY: Equisetaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Equisetum arvense 002-01-001   FAMILY: Equisetaceae

 

Habitat: Moist streambanks, bottomlands, moist disturbed sites, road banks, railroad banks

Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in NC Piedmont (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tall Scouring-rush, River Scouring-rush

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Equisetum praealtum   FAMILY: Equisetaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Equisetum hyemale var. affine   FAMILY: Equisetaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Equisetum hyemale var. affine 002-01-002   FAMILY: Equisetaceae

 

Habitat: Riverbanks, alluvial floodplains

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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