What plant is this?


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Managed to get a few plants from another pond that was thick with these plants. Wonder what they are? I think they are a type of Horsetail.

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Mares tail. Stick them in gravel or dirt and they'll root. And spread. They're invasive in some places.
 
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Thanks Liska1. They looked good in the pond I got them from. Have put them in the bog and stream, they look wilted now but invasive plants usually do not die easily.
 

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They don't like it here, grow well in the spring die back during the summer, think we are too hot.
 

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I have some Mare's Tail also and even here it tends to look great when coming up in the Spring and now in July (and we are not that hot) some of it is turning brown. I planted it in a big pot of kitty litter. Maybe it needs lots of fertilizer as I got mine from a really mucked up, stinky ditch near where we go camping. It was kind of shaded in the ditch so maybe it does not like full sun. I just don't know.

Here it is on the left w/Parrots Feather on the right in a separate pot. Mare's Tail always comes back nice in the Spring.

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See now what it's doing, turning brown.

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Mine does the same, turns brown, but sure is pretty in the spring
 
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Was out helping moving cows today and pushed them up 1600 ft elevation gain, saw some mares tail in a small pond there. Mine don't look so good after transplanting, hope they do ok, but now I know where there is lots more.
 
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All the bog plants I have planted go whimpy and then recover.
 

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