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Common name

English: Horsetail knotweed

German: Schachtelhalmartiger Knöterich

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2594)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2493)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2107)

      Order: Polygonales (28)

        Family: Polygonaceae (30)(family description)

          Genus: Polygonum (8)

            Epithet: equisetiforme Sibth. & Sm. (1)

equisetiforme => form as a horse tail

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: helophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Polygonum equisetiforme at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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