Equisetum palastre L.
FamilyEquisetaceae — APG family: Equisetaceae
DescriptionRhizome glabrous, thin, lustrous, dark reddish-brown; stem 2-3 mm thick, with usually 6 ridges, simple or (usually) with single to several thick branches of differ- ent lengths, top of stem usually lacking branches; first sheath of branches very short, dark brown, the next green, shorter than corresponding sheath of stem; cone long- stalked, obtuse, soon withering.
EcologyWet or moist places, ponds, rare along shores, more common inland. Described from Europe.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.