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Equisetum arvense

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5 Comments

Daniel Rowson
Daniel Rowson 7 years ago

Hi Eve. Aren't these great? They haven't changed form for millions of years so are considered 'living fossils'! It's nice to see the variety of plants we have locally. You should join the Plants of Britain mission: www.projectnoah.org/missions/22624101 - Happy spotting!

You are welcome :)

Eve Dosh
Eve Dosh 9 years ago

That's great. Thanks for the help with the i.d :D

so these are plants, not mushrooms

looks like Equisetum arvense - the spring shoots

Eve Dosh
Spotted by
Eve Dosh

England, United Kingdom

Spotted on May 7, 2011
Submitted on Jun 7, 2011

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