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Equisetum  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 17148

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): scouring rush [English]
    prÍle [French]
    scouringrush [English]
    horsetail [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2012   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                   ClassPolypodiopsida  – leptosporangiate ferns  
                            FamilyEquisetaceae  – horsetails  
                               GenusEquisetum L. – scouring rush, prÍle, scouringrush, horsetail  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Equisetum X arcticum Rothm.  
                                  Species Equisetum arvense L. – prÍle des champs, common horsetail, field horsetail, scouringrush, western horsetail 
                                  Species Equisetum X dycei C.N. Page – horsetail 
                                  Species Equisetum X ferrissii Clute (pro sp.) – Ferriss' horsetail 
                                  Species Equisetum fluviatile L. – water horsetail, prÍle fluviatile, pipes, river horsetail 
                                  Species Equisetum X font-queri Rothm.  
                                  Species Equisetum giganteum L. – giant horsetail 
                                  Species Equisetum hyemale L. – horsetail, scouring horsetail, scouringrush, tall scouring-rush, western scouringrush, prÍle d'hiver, scouringrush horsetail 
                                  Species Equisetum laevigatum A. Br. – smooth scouringrush, horsetail, smooth scouring-rush, smooth horsetail 
                                  Species Equisetum X litorale KŁhlew. ex Rupr. (pro sp.) – littoral horsetail, prÍle littorale 
                                  Species Equisetum X mackaii (Newman) Brichan – MacKai's horsetail 
                                  Species Equisetum X nelsonii (A.A. Eaton) J.H. Schaffn. (pro sp.) – Nelson's horsetail 
                                  Species Equisetum palustre L. – prÍle des marais, marsh horsetail 
                                  Species Equisetum pratense Ehrh. – meadow horsetail, prÍle des prťs 
                                  Species Equisetum scirpoides Michx. – dwarf scouringrush, prÍle faux-scirpe 
                                  Species Equisetum sylvaticum L. – woodland horsetail, prÍle des bois 
                                  Species Equisetum telmateia Ehrh. – giant horsetail 
                                  Species Equisetum variegatum Schleich. ex F. Weber & D. Mohr – variegated horsetail, variegated scouring-rush, variegated scouringrush, prÍle panachťe 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Equisetaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Equisetum   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Equisetum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Equisetum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Equisetum   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Christenhusz, Maarten J. M., Xian-Chun Zhang, and Harald Schneider  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: A linear sequence of extant families and genera of lycophytes and ferns   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Phytotaxa, vol. 19   
  Page(s): 7-54   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1179-3155   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Equisetum   

 Geographic Information
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