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Smooth Horsetail – Equisetum laevigatum – Added to USWildflowers Database

Smooth Horsetail, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/26/2011.)  Scientific name is Equisetum laevigatum.   It is also known by the common name Smooth Scouring Rush.  Photo below was taken along the Hull’s Gulch National Recreation Trail in Ada County, ID on June 21, 2011.  Go to the Smooth Horsetail detail page  for more photos and information.

Smooth Horsetail, Smooth Scouring Rush - Equisetum laevigatum

Smooth Horsetail, Smooth Scouring Rush - Equisetum laevigatum