Equisetum arvense

Equisetum arvense

Equisetum arvense L.
Engl.: field horsetail, common horsetail, corn horsetail, horsetail, horsetail grass, horsetail weed, shave grass.
Deu.: Acker-Schachtelhalm, Scheuerkraut, Zinnkraut.
Suom.: peltokorte.
Sven.: åkerfräken, rävrumpa, vanlig åkerfräken.
Ital.: equiseto.
Bot. syn.: Equisetum calderi Boivin.

Horsetail.

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Photo: Equisetum arvense 10.

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Sporestalk in spring. Tammisaari archipelago, Finland. Wild. 2005-05-05.

Photo: Equisetum arvense 9.

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Sporestalks in spring. Tammisaari archipelago, Finland. Wild. 2005-05-05.

Photo: Equisetum arvense 8.

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Sporestalk in early spring. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Wild. 2005-05-02.

Getting rid of horsetail.

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Picking horsetail.

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Making a horsetail decoction: boiled greens, a glass of the resulting decoction, and a green twig for decoration. Helsinki, Finland. Processed. 2003-05-30.

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Making a horsetail decoction: boiled greens, a glass of the resulting decoction, and horsetail greens. Helsinki, Finland. Processed. 2003-05-30.

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Making a horsetail decoction: boiled greens, a glass of the resulting decoction, and horsetail greens. Helsinki, Finland. Processed. 2003-05-30.

Photo: Equisetum arvense 5.

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Fertile spring shoots. Isnäs, Finland. Wild. 2002-04-24.

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Really lush growth. Helsinki, Finland. Wild. 1999-06-01.

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Really lush growth. Helsinki, Finland. Wild. 1999-06-01.

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Equisetum palustre with Equisetum arvense. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 1996-05-01.

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Equisetum arvense with Equisetum sylvaticum. Vantaa, Finland. Wild. 1992-07-01.

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Green summer shoot. To distinguish this from E. palustre: the lowest part of each branch should be longer than the 'crowny' part from where the branch whirls come. Liljendal, Finland. Picked. 1992-07-01.

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Closeup of young green shoot. Koivukylä, Vantaa, Finland. Wild. 1992-07-01.