Definition of Equisetum palustre
1. Noun. Scouring-rush horsetail widely distributed in wet or boggy areas of northern hemisphere.
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Literary usage of Equisetum palustre
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1. Fossil Plants: A Text-book for Students of Botany and Geology by Albert Charles Seward (1898)
"53 (equisetum palustre Li) the stout rhizome R gives off from its node, marked by a small and irregular leaf-sheath, two thin roots and a single shoot. ..."
2. An Analysis of the British Ferns and Their Allies by George William Francis (1851)
"Often confounded with equisetum palustre, of which by some of the older botanists ... Not so common as equisetum palustre, but pretty generally distributed. ..."