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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Equisetum arvenseField HorsetailEquisetaceaeEquisetum calderi. Equisetum saxicola.23
Equisetum fluviatileSwamp Horsetail, Water horsetailEquisetaceaeE. heliocharis. E. limosum.22
Equisetum hyemaleDutch Rush, Scouringrush horsetail, Horsetail, Scouring Rush, Rough HorsetailEquisetaceae 22
Equisetum palustreMarsh HorsetailEquisetaceae 02
Equisetum pratenseMeadow HorsetailEquisetaceae 22
Equisetum scirpoidesDwarf scouring rushEquisetaceaeHippochaete scirpoides Farw.22
Equisetum sylvaticumWood Horsetail, Woodland horsetailEquisetaceae 12
Equisetum telmateiaGiant HorsetailEquisetaceaeE. maximum. auct.11
Equisetum variegatumVariegated Horsetail, Variegated scouringrush, Alaskan scouringrushEquisetaceae 02
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