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Classification for Kingdom Plantae Down to Genus Equisetum L.

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Kingdom  Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom  Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Division  Equisetophyta – Horsetails
Class  Equisetopsida
Order  Equisetales
Family  Equisetaceae – Horsetail family
Genus  Equisetum L. – horsetail P
Contains 19 Species and 20 accepted taxa overall
Down one level
Species  Equisetum arvense L. – field horsetail P
Species  Equisetum ×dycei C.N. Page [excluded] P
Species  Equisetum ×ferrissii Clute (pro sp.) P
Species  Equisetum fluviatile L. – water horsetail P
Species  Equisetum ×font-queri Rothm. – horsetail P
Species  Equisetum giganteum L. – giant horsetail P
Species  Equisetum hyemale L. – scouringrush horsetail P
Variety  Equisetum hyemale L. var. affine (Engelm.) A.A. Eaton – scouringrush horsetail P
Species  Equisetum laevigatum A. Braun – smooth horsetail P
Species  Equisetum ×litorale Kühlewein ex Rupr. (pro sp.) – horsetail P
Species  Equisetum ×mackaii (Newm.) Brichan – horsetail P
Species  Equisetum myriochaetum Schltdl. & Cham. [excluded] – Mexican giant horsetail P
Species  Equisetum ×nelsonii (A.A. Eaton) Schaffn. (pro sp.) – horsetail P
Species  Equisetum palustre L. – marsh horsetail P
Species  Equisetum pratense Ehrh. – meadow horsetail P
Species  Equisetum ramosissimum Desf. – branched scouringrush P
Species  Equisetum scirpoides Michx. – dwarf scouringrush P
Species  Equisetum sylvaticum L. – woodland horsetail P
Species  Equisetum telmateia Ehrh. – giant horsetail P
Variety  Equisetum telmateia Ehrh. var. braunii (Milde) Milde – giant horsetail P
Species  Equisetum variegatum Schleich. ex F. Weber & D. Mohr – variegated scouringrush P
Variety  Equisetum variegatum Schleich. ex F. Weber & D. Mohr var. alaskanum A.A. Eaton – Alaskan scouringrush P
Variety  Equisetum variegatum Schleich. ex F. Weber & D. Mohr var. variegatum – variegated scouringrush P

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