SJ6183 : Great Horsetails near Stretton

near to Stockton Heath, Warrington, Great Britain

Great Horsetails near Stretton
Great Horsetails near Stretton
The horsetails are primitive spore-bearing plants, related to the plants that lived in Carboniferous times and produced the Coal Measures. The Giant Horsetail [Equisetum telmateia] is one of two species that produces its sporing structures before the green shoots appear - the other one is E. arvense, an insidious 'weed' of gardens, often wrongly called Marestail, but that is the imprecision of common names for you!
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2012
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Date Taken
Friday, 23 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 26 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Geological interest  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Plant (from Tags)
Horsetail 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6115 8370 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.9252N 2:35.1035W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6115 8370
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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