The insignia of royalty were a silver-headed cane in one hand, a horse-tail in the other.
Later on, I found another nest in the middle of a mass of horse-tail.
March 10—Poplar and willow catkins started; also equisetum (horse-tail), saxifrage, and probably other water plants.
"I'd just like to had another pull at that horse-tail of his," he said wistfully.
The Calamites was a huge 'horse-tail' plant of which you may find small varieties to-day on banks and in hedgerows.
Therefore, you must already know the world's most famous poem concerning a horse-tail—Tam O'Shanter.
My breakfast of tea has been cooked by a Tartar woman, with water of the Amur, who wiped her earthen kettle with a horse-tail.
This row of cells forms a sheath around the ring of fibro-vascular bundles very much as is the case in the horse-tail.
There is a little "horse-tail" growing in our meadows, and there are ferns and club mosses almost everywhere.
All at once the fog thinned so much that most of the horse-tail standards were visible; and next it disappeared altogether.