Common Mare's Tail

Hippuris vulgaris

  • Common Mare's Tail
  • Common Mare's Tail
  • Flower name
    Common Mare's Tail
  • Scientific name
    Hippuris vulgaris
  • Alias杉菜藻, Common Mare's Tail, mare's-tail
  • Place of originEurope, Eurasia, and North America
  • Place of floweringRiver, pond
  • Flowering seasonAugust

What is Common Mare's Tail

Common Mare's Tail (scientific name:Hippuris vulgaris) is perennial aquatic plants of the family plantaginaceae native to.Europe, Eurasia, and North America. It grows in ponds and marshes or the river, and a thin leaf does verticillation like a field horsetail, and the leaf grows. An axil has the flower small. The flower name depends on a thing called the algae like a field horsetail. In Oze, It stands up from the river stream in about August from July and grow in colonies.

A generic name: Mare's-tail, scientific name: Hippuris vulgaris, aka: Common Mare's Tail, mare's-tail, a suginamo, habitation distribution: It is North Japan of Hokkaido, environment from the Honshuto Chubu , District: Ponds and marshes, a river, an ecotype: A waterweed of the perennial plant, height of a rice plant: 60cm, a leaf color: Green, a phyllotaxis: Verticillation, the number of the stamens: 1, the number of the pistils: 1, a petal: Nothing, time to attract attention: In August, it is fruit form: Ovoid, a use: Chinese medicine.


  • Order
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Plantaginaceae
  • Genus
    Hippuris
  • Species
    H. vulgaris
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    needle shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Entire
  • Life typePerennial plants
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height60.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.1 ~ 0.1 cm

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