Young Horsetails

We have two horsetails that have separate fertile cone-bearing shoots that are brownish and unbranched.  Equisetum telmateia (Great Horsetail) was looking like this on Friday:

Fertile (1)

Fertile (1)

Fertile 2

Fertile 2

The sterile shoots are also present now:

Sterile

Sterile

Equisetum arvense (Field Horsetail) looks like this:

Sterile shoots

Fertile shoots

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