Photos of Equisetum-sylvaticum-~-woodland-horsetail

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Equisetum sylvaticum ~ woodland horsetail



  • FACW

  • Michigan C Value: 5

  • only horsetail with reddish brown sheaths

  • main stem sheaths 5 10 mm long

  • teeth coherent in usually 3 5 broad lobes, reddish brown, 3 5 mm long

  • distinguished from other Horsetails by the whorls of slender, recurved branches

  • compound branching; often twelve or more branches in a whorl; only horsetail in which the branches regularly re branch

  • secondary whorls

  • plant resembles a tiny pine tree

  • native

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