75. Horse Tail Rush

No 75
Common Name: Horse Tail Rush
Scientific Name: Equisetum hyemale affine
Irish Name: Equisetaceae
Family: found in or near watery areas such as wetland, streams, or rivers
Habitat: Used as a Herbal remedy
Uses: It is the sole survivor of a line of plants going back three hundred million years. It is a descendant of ancient plants that grew as tall as trees during the carboniferous period of prehistoric times and members of this family gave rise to many of our coal deposits.

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