Taxon profile


Field Horsetail
Equisetum arvense L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Monilophyta - horsetails »  class Equisetopsida »  order Equisetales »  family Equisetaceae »  genus Equisetum - horsetail

Scientific synonyms

Equisetum arvense var. alpestre Wahlenb.
Equisetum arvense var. boreale (Bong.) Rupr.
Equisetum arvense var. campestre Wahlenb.
Equisetum arvense var. riparium Farw.
Equisetum calderi Boivin

Other names

= Common Horsetail

Least Concern


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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Grypus equiseti (Fabricius, 1775), Dolerus bajulus Audinet-Serville, 1823

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Equisetum arvense L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Equisetum arvense L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Equisetum_arvense_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Equisetum arvense L.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Equisetum arvense L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Equisetum arvense L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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