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Equisetum pratense/Meadow Rush

Equisetum pratense / Equisetum pratense
Spreads by ujnderground rhizomes and can form thick mats
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Spreads by ujnderground rhizomes and can form thick mats

Grows well in shade given by high canopied trees

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Scientific Name: Equisetum pratense
Common Name: Meadow Rush
Hardiness Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: with green stems this bottlebrush-like perennial grows from spreading rhizomes. Stems annual, erect, hollow, slender, 4 - 20 inches tall, 1/2 - 2 1/2 inches thick and die back each year.