shady horsetail

Equisetum pratense

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Equisetum pratense, commonly known as meadow horsetail, shade horsetail or shady horsetail, is a plant species belonging to the division of horsetails (Equisetophyta). Shade horsetail can be commonly found in forests with tall trees or very thick foliage that can provide shade. They also tend to grow closer and thicker around streams, ponds and rivers.

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  1. (c) Mike V.A. Burrell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://inaturalist.ca/photos/8421047
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equisetum_pratense

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