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Field horsetail (Equisetum arvense)

Image ID: 2011/sc62

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Family: Equisetaceae (Horsetail)
Height: 0.3 to 1 ft. (shrub)
Blooms: April to April
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  1.25 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Irregular blossoms
Location: Sandy Creek Trail
Date:  5/9/2011
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Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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