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Horsetail Reed Plants


Zone NP44 2QL | ShelaghLilly added on May 24, 2020 | Answered

Can anyone tell me what this is? It’s very invasive and I assume it’s a weed. Thanks in anticipation! Shelagh.

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Answered on May 26, 2020

You may have to consider this a permanent resident. Equisetum is an ancient plant that reproduces by spore AND underground root system. They will not go peacefully, and you will kill your entire lawn trying to get rid of it.

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