Equisetum arvense

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    Equisetum arvense @ Tokyo Sea Life Park
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    Equisetum arvense @ Tokyo Sea Life Park
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    Equisetum arvense @ Imperial Palace, Tokyo

Basic information

Flower Name
Equisetum arvense
Formal Name
Equisetum arvense
Alias
Equisetum arvense
Habitat
the entire Arctic and temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere
Morph
perennial plant

Comment

What is Equisetum arvense

Equisetum arvense, field horsetail or tsukushi(scientific name: Equisetum arvense) is a perennial plant in the Equisetaceae . It inhabits the entire Arctic and temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, including Japan. In Japan, it grows naturally from Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. Horsetail produces green sterile stems and fertile stems from the rhizomes.

Generic name: Equisetum arvense, Scientific name: Equisetum arvense, aka: field horsetail or tsukushi, Flowering period: March to April, stem length: 10 to 15 cm.

Detailed information

Order
Equisetales
Family
Equisetaceae
Genus
Equisetum
Species
E. arvense
Flower type
Flower array
Petal shape
Leaf type
Leaf edge
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Brown
Season
MarApr
Height
10 ~ 15 [cm]
Diameter
 ~

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