EVERYPlant Ridged Horsetail Tree EXT --24 Models-- 3D model

Name: Ridged Horsetail Tree

Scientific: Calamites carinatus

About this Package: This package contains an extended and extensive series of staged models representing the entire lifecycle of a single plant. It includes staged models for maturity and health. There are a total of 24 models. This same species can also be founded in 12 seperate variations containing a subset of these staging models (and may also contain some additional model variations); look for them in the EVERYPlant store. The exact plant variation in this extended package is unique and cannot be found in any of the other package.

Habitat: Extinct tree-sized plant from the Carboniferous to the early Permian Period (about 360 to 250 million years ago). It appears to have preferred sandy riverbanks and floodplains. It appeared mainly as part of the sub-story of prehistoric forests.

Range: Fossils have been found virtually the world over suggesting the plant had a global range.

Notes: An extinct, tree-sized plants that lived during the Carboniferous and early Permian periods (about 360 to 250 million years ago) to which the modern horsetails (genus Equisetum) are closely related. Unlike their herbaceous modern counterparts, these plants were medium-sized trees which grew to heights of more than 10 meters. Although it's stem was woody, it was nonetheless a delicate plant that grew in the sub-story of prehistoric forests. Several sub-genera of Calamites existed, this species fell into the category Diplocalamites and were distinct from other Calamites in that their terrestrial parts branched sparingly from its central stem, and the branches then further branched which was unusual for Calamites. These plants grew from an underground connected network of rhizomes as well as from seeds.

Included in this Package: 24 models in total


  1. Seedling -- 6,458 polygons -- 50.97cm tall. The plant is emerging and at its earliest stage.
  2. Sapling -- 6,555 polygons -- 65.97cm tall. Very small and young plant just developing its true leaves.
  3. Formative -- 10,264 polygons -- 91.1cm tall. Plant is beginning to develop into its maturing form. Branches are emerging.
  4. Immature -- 12,692 polygons -- 1.24m tall. Plant is small and hasn't reached its mature aspect.
  5. Developing -- 20,584 polygons -- 2.1m tall. Gaining its mature aspect and beginning to develop into its final form.
  6. Young -- 37,826 polygons -- 3.17m tall. Smaller plant some half way through it's maturing cycle.
  7. Growing -- 52,411 polygon -- 4.4m tall. Plant is now in its mature aspect and growing.
  8. Young Mature -- 78,615 polygons -- 5.66m tall. Fully matured but not at its full height yet.
  9. Growing Mature -- 135,351 polygons -- 6.87m tall. Plant is in its final form, but still growing.
  10. Mature 206,796 polygons -- 8m tall. Fully mature and grown.
  11. Old -- 286,568 polygons -- 8.92m tall. Larger, growing more twisted.
  12. Ancient -- 326,688 polygons -- 9.56m tall. A very old plant, larger than normal, considerably gnarled, and with heavier, drooping branches.


  1. Flourishing -- 209,939 polygons -- 8m tall. Plant is in 100% health with no damage or disease.
  2. Thriving -- 209,671 polygons -- 8m tall. Plant is great health with very little damage or disease.
  3. Healthy -- 206,796 polygons -- 8m tall. In a normal stage of health with some minor damage or disease.
  4. Robust -- 141,425 polygons -- 7.81m tall. Plant is showing some damage and disease, but is still doing well.
  5. Distressed -- 128,924 polygons -- 7.81m tall. Showing an increased level of foliage damage and disease, as well as missing and broken branches.
  6. Declining -- 154,135 polygons -- 7.7m tall. Further decline in health resulting in more disease, damage and broken branches.
  7. Unhealthy -- 143,041 polygons -- 7.68m tall. In a relatively poor state with much of its foliage missing or diseased.
  8. Withering -- 136,392 polygons -- 7.68m tall. In steep decline, reaching the point of no return.
  9. Dying -- 129,215 polygons -- 7.68m tall. Tree is just hanging onto life and showing only unhealthy and diseased foliage.
  10. Morbid -- 119,399 polygons -- 7.68m tall. Past the point of no return, now in decline and decay.
  11. Dead -- 104,594 polygons -- 7.68m tall. Showing only broken and dead foliage.
  12. Dead and Uprooted -- 99,339 polygons -- 2.17m tall. Dead plant fallen onto its side.

Re-meshing available upon request, eg adaptive mesh for lower poly count (this is the default setting and is as supplied), uniform mesh for easier editing, strict quads, tris, mixed, poly increase or decrease, etc. No charge to existing customers of the product.

Many other modifications to models also available upon request. No charge to existing customers of the product.

The textures included in this pack are mainly 4k (4096x4096) to cater for detailed renders, this is the default map size and is included in each of the file format download files, no need for seperate downloads. However these may be slow to load or render on some system and may not be necessary in all situations. To allow for this, medium 2k, small 1k, and tiny <1k textures are also available and may be downloaded alongside the various model formats. Different texture sizes can simply be swapped in or out by copying the Maps sub-folder; no need to manipulate the materials in your editor. Please use whichever best suites your system and needs.

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    • OBJ (.obj, .mtl)172 MB
    • Autodesk FBX (.fbx)191 MB
    • Collada (.dae)153 MB
    • Textures Small 1K-Version: Small 1KVersion: Medium 2Version: Tiny Less 1K
    3D model details
    • Publish date2020-09-19
    • Model ID#2614270
    • Animated
    • Rigged
    • VR / AR / Low-poly
    • PBR
    • Geometry Polygon mesh
    • Polygons 206,796
    • Vertices -
    • Textures
    • Materials
    • UV Mapping
    • Unwrapped UVs Overlapping
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