Stems to more than 1 m tall, unbranched, rough, evergreen. Sterile and fertile stems similar. Sheath teeth 14-40, whitish towards the tip. Fertile region 1-3 cm long, pointed.
Will tolerate cool conditions.
Eurasia, Pacific N America
Sometimes sold as a medicinal plant.
Tall, unbranched stems; sheath teeth 14-40.
Source: (1995). Equisetaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 1, Ferns, conifers & their allies. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.