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> Can anyone help me find a source for specimens of the largest living
> horsetails? They grow to almost two meters tall and live mostly in mexico is
> the only info I have on them at the moment.
Equisetum telmateia is perhaps the species - it is widespread
throughout the northern hemisphere (Europe, Asia, N. America) and can
be 2 metres tall in ideal conditions.
Dr Charles Nelson
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