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

<strong>Horsetails; Scouring Rushes</strong>
<em>Equusetum spp. </em>
These unusual plants are considered "Living Fossils," their much larger ancient ancestors pre-date the dinosaurs. Their fossils can be found in the Cumberland Mountains and in shal...
Horsetails; Scouring Rushes
Equusetum spp.
These unusual plants are considered "Living Fossils," their much larger ancient ancestors pre-date the dinosaurs. Their fossils can be found in the Cumberland Mountains and in shale deposits on the Cumberland Plateau. They are not blooming plants; they make spores, not seeds.

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