Equisetum arvense

Equisetum arvense

  • Equisetum arvense
  • Equisetum arvense
  • Equisetum arvense
  • Equisetum arvense
  • Equisetum arvense
  • Equisetum arvense
  • Flower name
    Equisetum arvense
  • Scientific name
    Equisetum arvense
  • Alias土筆, つくしんぼ, Equisetum arvense, スギナ, 杉菜
  • Place of originthe entire Arctic and temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

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.


  • Eye
    Equisetales
  • Family
    Equisetaceae
  • Genus
    Equisetum
  • Species
    E. arvense
  • Type of flower
    Other
  • Array of flower
    Other
  • Petal shape
    Other
  • Leaf type
    Other
  • Edge of the leaf
    Other
  • Life typeperennial plant
  • Flower colors Brown
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 15.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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