Definition of Equisetum palustre

1. Noun. Scouring-rush horsetail widely distributed in wet or boggy areas of northern hemisphere.

Exact synonyms: Marsh Horsetail
Generic synonyms: Horsetail

Lexicographical Neighbors of Equisetum Palustre

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Equatorial Guinean
Equatorial Guineans
Equetus lanceolatus
Equetus pulcher
Equisetum Sylvaticum
Equisetum arvense
Equisetum fluviatile
Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale robustum
Equisetum palustre
Equisetum robustum
Equisetum variegatum
Equus Burchelli
Equus asinus
Equus caballus
Equus caballus gomelini
Equus caballus przevalskii
Equus caballus przewalskii
Equus grevyi
Equus hemionus
Equus hemionus hemionus
Equus kiang
Equus quagga

Literary usage of Equisetum palustre

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Fossil Plants: A Text-book for Students of Botany and Geology by Albert Charles Seward (1898)
"53 (equisetum palustre Li) the stout rhizome R gives off from its node, marked by a small and irregular leaf-sheath, two thin roots and a single shoot. ..."

2. An Analysis of the British Ferns and Their Allies by George William Francis (1851)
"Often confounded with equisetum palustre, of which by some of the older botanists ... Not so common as equisetum palustre, but pretty generally distributed. ..."

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