duckinwales' photos with the Rough Horsetail

Equisetum hyemale

Equisetum hyemale
A young Dutch Rush, Equisetum hyemale heads upwards.

Not a Rush at all, all Horsetails (Fern allies), contain silica, but E.hyemale has a very high silica content in the cell walls. Historically it was imported from the Netherlands, for scouring pots, h…
Added on July 14, 2013