[Equisetum hyemale subsp. trachyodon L., more...]
Etymology: Equisetum: Latin for "horsetail" from equus, "horse," and seta, "bristle"
Plants: perennial fern ally
Habitat: shores and sands
Conservation Status: Native
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 3, Wetland Indicator = FACW+ USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos