Moist alluvial forests, riverbanks, roadsides, clearings and forest margins in the lowland, steppe and montane zones; frequent throughout BC; N to AK, YT and NT, E to NF and S to SC, GA, AL, MS, TX, NM, AZ, and CA.
A shade-tolerant/intolerant, submontane to montane, circumpolar horsetail (transcontinental in North America). Occurs on fresh to moist, calcium-rich and nitrogen-rich soils (Moder or Mull humus forms) within boreal, temperate, cool semiarid, mesothermal, and tropical climates; its occurrence decreases with increasing elevation. Inhabits exposed mineral soil; scattered in broad-leaved forests on water-receiving (floodplain and streamedge) sites, frequent in non-forested, earlyseral communities. Characteristic of alluvial floodplain forests.
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