Food Plants International - Plant Fact Sheets Equisetum arvense - Field Horsetail
Edible Portion: Root, Tuber, Stem, Flower Bud, Vegetable
A rush like plant. It keeps growing from year to year. It grows 40-60 cm high and spreads 30-45 cm wide. The stems are in rings which are tightly packed. They are 60 cm tall. They are slightly rough and have furrows along them. There are also branching stems which are short lived. The leaves are fine and feathery and light green.