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

Photos and Characteristics of Wetland Plant Species > This Category

Equisetum scirpoides ~ dwarf scouringrush horsetail



  • 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

All Wetland Plant Species | Category Index | Previous | Next     
All images shown within the Wetland Photos section of are free to use for
all noncommercial applications. Appropriate photo credit should be given to
when an image from this website is used for another publication. If you want to license a high resolution
version of any of our photos for commercial purposes, please contact us.