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Horsetail Reed

Description:

Spreads every where. Very difficult to remove as it breaks when pulling it.

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5 Comments

Blogo Pogo
Blogo Pogo 5 years ago

This is a monster to control once it hits your garden. :(

I think it is Scouring horsetail- Equisetum arvense. E. hyemale doesn't have leaves, it is "naked". Now if it is hollow then it is probably E. telmatea

AndreaMatessi
AndreaMatessi 7 years ago

Does it have a common name? Is it true that it invasive in the pacific northwest? Where does it come from?

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

I agree with Suzanne, it is definitely in the Genus Equisetum.

suzmonk
suzmonk 7 years ago

I think that's Horsetail Reed, Equisetum hyemale ...

AndreaMatessi
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AndreaMatessi

Washington, USA

Spotted on Aug 3, 2013
Submitted on Aug 3, 2013

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