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Common Horsetail

Also known as the field horsetail it can be found on waste ground, road sides and bare patches of ground almost anywhere, footpaths along old railway lines are a good place to see them.


Common Name Common Horsetail
Alternative Name(s) Field Horsetail
Scientific Name Equisetum arvense
Species Group Horsetails
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