Definition of Common horsetail

1. Noun. Of Eurasia and Greenland and North America.

Exact synonyms: Equisetum Arvense, Field Horsetail
Generic synonyms: Horsetail

Definition of Common horsetail

1. Noun. A plant in the taxonomic genus ''Equisetum'' (horsetails); ''Equisetum arvense''. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Horsetail

common green lacewing
common green lacewings
common ground
common gull
common gulls
common gum cistus
common heath
common hepatic artery
common hepatic duct
common hepatica
common hop
common hops
common horehound
common hornbeam
common hornbeams
common horsetail (current term)
common horsetails
common hyacinth
common iguana
common iliac artery
common iliac lymph nodes
common iliac vein
common intermediate
common interosseous artery
common ion effect
common ivy
common jasmine
common juniper
common kestrel
common kestrels

Literary usage of Common horsetail

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Essentials of College Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey (1914)
"Among the better known are the common horsetail (Equisetum arvense), which sends up short lived, pale or brownish cone-bearing stems in spring, ..."

2. The Essentials of Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey (1884)
"(a) Make very thin cross-sections of the stem of the common horsetail. ... («) Study the breathing-pores on the green stems of the common horsetail. ..."

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