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Horsetail
Equisetaceae
Equisetum


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Equisetaceae Family

Equisetum Genus

Location

Growing in Upstate NY garden...everywhere.

Physical Description
Small spikes come up from ground in spring, spikes open to form small tree-like plants, spreads by runners, very invasive. Weed or woodland plant?


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Equisetaceae
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Horsetail Order
Equisetopsida
Horsetail Class
Pteridophyta
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Euphyllophytina
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  Identifier Research
Horsetail
gardengeek
May 30, 2012
Equisetaceae
Equisetum
Web | Images | YouTube
Dinosaurs used to eat trees from this family. There are no trees left now.

Comment: Horsetail, Equisetum

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gardengeek
gardengeek
May 30, 2012
That's a Horsetail, one of the oldest species of plant.

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