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Horsetail shoots (also called Scouring Rush)

Description:

They look a bit like aspargus shoots, but don't try to eat them!

Habitat:

Dunes at Montrose Point in Chicago.

Notes:

These "living fossils" still look a lot like their Coal Age ancestors.


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Illinois

Lat: 41.97, Long: -87.63

Spotted on Apr 10, 2010
Submitted on Apr 10, 2010

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