charliebubbles's picture

What is this?

Observed: 12th April 2010 By: charliebubbles
Any Ideas.jpg
Description:

About 9" high, green stem and large bud like bit on top.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Mare's tail, Horse-tail cat-weed (Equisetum sp.)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

gardener's picture

Mare's tail (Hippuris

Mare's tail (Hippuris vulgaris) and Horsetail (Equisetum sp.) are two different and unrelated plants - photo is of a Horsetail

Chris Metherell's picture

Equisiteum spp.

See http://ispot.org.uk/node/941?ro=27716

Chris Metherell
BSBI VC Recorder
North Northumberland