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Equisetum hyemale

Common Name(s):
Horsetail, Scouring rush
Categories:
Native Plants, Water Garden
Comment:

Grows in moist soil to 8 in. of water; can become invasive

Height:
4 ft.
Foliage:
Evergreen; hollow leafless stems are furrowed with ridges
Flower:
Brownish pollen cones at tip of spikes

NCCES plant id: 2340

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Isolino-Ferreira, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
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Jon-Sullivan, CC BY-NC-2.0
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Jon-Sullivan, CC BY-NC-2.0