water horsetail

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Noun1.water horsetail - Eurasia; northern North America to Virginia
horsetail - perennial rushlike flowerless herbs with jointed hollow stems and narrow toothlike leaves that spread by creeping rhizomes; tend to become weedy; common in northern hemisphere; some in Africa and South America
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Methane release from stands of water horsetail (Equisetum fluviatile) in a boreal lake.
Aquatic plants analysed were: buckbean (Menyanthes trifoliata); water lilly (Nymphaea alba); water horsetail (Equisetum fluviatile); and bottle sedge (Carex rostrata).
In addition, extraction times of 120 h, 144h and 168 h at room temperature were applied to water horsetail bio-opal and soil samples.