Equisetum arvense subsp. alpestre (Wahlenb.) Arcang.

First published in Comp. Fl. Ital.: 816 (1882)
This name is a synonym of Equisetum arvense

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215. [Cited as Equisetum arvense.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Prelli, R. & Boudrie, M. (2021). Les Fougères et plantes alliées d'Europe: 1-528. BIOTOPE. [Cited as Equisetum arvense subsp. Alpestre.]

Other Data

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