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Equisetum hyemale, Scouring Rush

Scientific name:  Equisetum hyemale
Common name:  Scouring Rush
Family:  Equisetaceae, Horsetail Family
Flowering:  May-July

Equisetum hyemale, Scouring Rush


Derivation of the botanical name:
Equisetum, Latin, equus, "horse", and seta, "bristle, animal hair"; horsetail.
heyemale, of the winter, flowering in winter.

Equisetum hyemale, Scouring Rush


 
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