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Equisetum hyemale

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
ek-wis-SEE-tum hy-EH-may-lee
Description

This attractive-looking plant likes to get its feet wet and grows in moist soil to 8 in it can become invasive. Its vibrant color is sure to draw attention and the small detail is one that should be looked at closer. It's a plant that makes a statement in a wetland area.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#water garden#flower arrangements#grass#ornamentals#Europe
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#water garden#flower arrangements#grass#ornamentals#Europe
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Equisetum
    Species:
    hyemale
    Family:
    Equisetaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Temp. Eurasia
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Water Plant
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Flower Description:
    Brownish pollen cones at the tip of spikes
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Evergreen; hollow leafless stems are furrowed with ridges
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Pond
    Landscape Theme:
    Water Garden