What is this?

josh.tagoyloAugust 1, 2009

http://www.flickr.com/photos/nahabed/2149208199/

My aunt just got a big pot of it and we don't know what is.

Thanks in advance.

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ivillage_rex

Hi there! Looks like horsetail! Heheh, sorry! It's a look-a-like ~ not actually bamboo!

    Bookmark   August 1, 2009 at 8:24PM
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kudzu9(Zone 8a - PNW)

Although pretty and looking somewhat like bamboo to the casual observer, it is Scouring Rush Horsetail, and it can be highly invasive, and very difficult to eradicate. If you like this stuff, proceed with care...

You may wish to read this GardenWeb posting about this plant:

http://forums2.gardenweb.com/forums/load/peren/msg0907565630386.html

Here is a link that might be useful: Scouring Rush Horsetail

    Bookmark   August 1, 2009 at 10:42PM
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