[Equisetum hyemale var. elatum L., more]
Etymology: Equisetum: Latin for "horsetail" from equus, "horse," and seta, "bristle"
Plants: perennial fern ally
Habitat: open ground
Conservation Status: Native
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 2, Wetland Indicator = FACW Atlas of the Wisconsin Prairie and Savanna Flora: by T.S. Cochrane & H.H. Iltis: habitat, distribution infomation / flowering and fruiting times USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos