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Equisetaceae

(The Horsetail Family)

 

Family Description:

This is a family of erect herbaceous plants growing from a creeping rhizome. They are hollow stemmed, jointed and ribbed and can have whorled branches or be branchless. The leaves are a tube-like sheath and the green spores originate from terminal strobili. These plants may be aquatic or terrestrial.

Plants in Family:

Equisetum arvense - - -