Hippuris vulgaris is a native aquatic plant and is commonly called aquatic horsetail. It is a perennial herbaceous plant that lives on muddy soils or in shallow waters, lipids, tinned or little moves.
It is composed of a creeping rhizome that lives sunk in the mud from which bendy stems leave with verticillated leaves, tiny flowers in spring.
The stems measure between 30 and 60 cm in length and live at a maximum depth of 20 - 30 cm.
It loves sunny or half-shade positions and tolerates winter temperatures down to -35 ° C