Equisetum hyemale L. Scouring rush horsetail Syn: Equisetum prealtum Spreading, reed-like perennial to 3' tall. The evergreen stems are cylindrical, about 1/3" diameter, jointed, hollow, usually unbranched, and have rough longitudinal ridges. Like other Pteridophytes (ferns and their relatives), does not produce flowers or seeds. Accumulator of Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, Cobalt & Silicon
Gymnocladus dioica - (Kentucky Coffee Tree) - One of the most elegant of all hardy trees, Gymnocladus dioica has large, pink tinted young leaves (80 - 100 cm long), turning green as they age and glorious shades of yellow in autumn before falling.