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Equisetum scirpoides

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Equisetum hyemale var. tenellum
  • Equisetum reptans
  • Hippochaete scirpoides
Phonetic Spelling
ek-wis-SEE-tum skir-POI-deez
Description

This ornamental grass has details that will add detail to many areas. This plant will have you looking closer to observe the details and allow people of all ages to get the sketchbook out and draw its beauty.

Grows in wet soil with a minimum of water over the crown; sun to partial shade

Foliage:

Evergreen, twisted stems

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#wetlands#grass#wet sites#arrangements#wet soils tolerant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#wetlands#grass#wet sites#arrangements#wet soils tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Equisetum
    Species:
    scirpoides
    Family:
    Equisetaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Subarctic & Temp. Northern Hemisphere
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Water Plant
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No