odd weed or plant

Discussion in 'Plants: Identification' started by Hecker, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. Hecker

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    odd plant or weed growing in my backyard. The stem is hollow until the roots area. Please help identify the plant. Thanks
     

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    Horsetail, and likely Field Horsetail (Equisetum Arvense). They can be tough weeds to get rid of.
     
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    The roots go deep and everywhere... impossible to erradicate...
     
  4. Michael F

    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Great Horsetail Equisetum telmateia.

    Not as nasty as Field Horsetail, and much more attractive, too.
     

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