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Andean horsetail
Equisetum bogotense
Andean horsetail horsetails
Equisetum bogotense Equisetaceae
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English common name
  •Andean horsetail
Spanish common names
  •cola de caballo
  •hierba del platero
  •limpia plata
common name
  •cola de caballo
accepted scientific name
  •Equisetum bogotense Kunth
rules for finding collection records
  •Equisetum bogotense (96)
family name
Image Author: ©2014 Patricio Novoa Quezada, Germaine A. Parada
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Category: Fern-like Plants
Fern Category: Horsetail
Plant Observed beginning of September thru end of March

How Likely at this Location (34%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
base map where plant found
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