Field Horsetail

It doesn’t take much to excite me when I find something I’ve never seen alive in person before.  I was excited when I saw this Field Horsetail Equisetum arvense, but I had to be really careful while touching it because, as you can see, it is surrounded by poison ivy, and I don’t need to go there ever again.

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Found while walking along the West Shore Trail on Onondaga Lake. I still can’t believe I’m walking around this lake, because when I was a kid it was majorly polluted. Now, it’s not as bad, but I see dead fish floating along the shore, so. . . you won’t catch me going in it.

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