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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Good plants around ponds in partial shade include Water horsetail (Equisetum fluviatile), dogwood (Cornus alba), Siberian iris 'Caesar's Brother' (Iris sibirica), water forget-me-not (Myosotis scorpioides) and yellow iris (Iris pseudacorus).
([degrees]C) 1 Silica gel 85 2 Bio-opal (water horsetail) 85 3 Silica gel 85 4 Silica gel Room temp., 65, 85, 100 5 Kaolin, smectite 85 6 Kaolin, smectite, kaolin + smectite 85 (1:1) Mixtures: kaolin: silica gel (9:1), smectite: silica gel (9:1), kaolin + smectite: silica gel ([SIGMA]9:1) 7 Pure minerals Room temp.
Methane release from stands of water horsetail (Equisetum fluviatile) in a boreal lake.