(Snake Grass, Puzzlegrass)

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Horsetail is considered to be a living fossil their species have been around for millions of years. Unlike most weeds they reproduce by spores instead of seeds. Horsetails grow fast over night and can be almost full grown at that time.

Horsetails are very poisonous to grazing animals after large consumption. Horses are affected as well. They are very attractive and taste sweet to grazing animals.

This can be controlled by using herbicides for after emergent and a good weed prevention fertilizer for pre emergent weeds.