All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Horsetails</strong>
<em>Equisetum telmateia</em>
Oxnard, CA
March 27, 2007
These are not wildflowers, but ancient spore-bearing plants. Before the time of the dinosaurs this plant grew to the size of trees. The stems are rough and scratchy ...
Horsetails
Equisetum telmateia
Oxnard, CA
March 27, 2007
These are not wildflowers, but ancient spore-bearing plants. Before the time of the dinosaurs this plant grew to the size of trees. The stems are rough and scratchy due to the presence of silica.

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