Equisetum arvense

Common Horsetail, Field Horsetail

Family: Equisitaceae Horsetail

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 2A - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color n/a
Bloom time Early Spring to Early Summer
Water needs Dry to wet
Landscape uses Container, ground cover, woodland garden
Height 3" to 12" / 10cm to 30cm
Spread n/a
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous
Leaf color Green, variegated
Fruit color Brown
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Spreading or horizontal, upright or erect
Attributes and features Native to North America, naturalizing