(Horsetail Rush, Scouring Rush) These hardy perennials are commonly known as Horsetail Rush or Scouring Rush. These plants grow wild in North America and are suited for planted at the edge of the water garden. E. hyemale grows up to 4 feet high. It has hollow, bright green, furrowed stems that are b...
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Equisetum (a modern genus of horsetail) is a primitive, spore-bearing plant (a sphenopsid) with rhizomes. Its side branches are arranged in rings along the hollow stem. Other genera of horsetail were common during the Mesozoic Era , like Neocalamites, Calamites etc. Horsetails date from the Devonian...
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[n] - horsetails
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Eq`ui·se'tum noun ; plural Equiseta . [ Latin , the horsetail, from equus horse + seta a thick,, stiff hair, bristle.] (Botany) A genus of vascular, cryptogamic, herbaceous plants; -- also called horsetails...
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Origin: L, the horsetail, fr. Equus horse + seta a thick, stiff hair, bristle. ... <botany> A genus of vascular, cryptogamic, herbaceous plants; also called horsetails. ... The Equiseta have hollow jointed stems and no true leaves. The cuticle often contains siliceous granules, so that one spe...
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genus Equisetum noun horsetails; coextensive with the family Equisetaceae
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• (n.) A genus of vascular, cryptogamic, herbaceous plants; -- also called horsetails.
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Equisetum (əm; horsetail, snake grass, puzzlegrass) is the only living genus in the Equisetaceae, a family of vascular plants that reproduce by spores rather than seeds. Equisetum is a "living fossil", as it is the only living genus of the entire class Equisetopsida, which for over one hundred mil...
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Equisetum is the Horse-tail genus of flowering plants belonging to the Equisetaceae. They are mostly natives of northern temperate regions, occurring usually in wet, marshy ground. They have a creeping rootstock, from which rise vertical jointed stems with small leaves arranged in whorls. In many sp...
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1) Equisetum 2) Fern genus 3) Genus equisetum
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