mare's tail


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mare's tail

[′merz ‚tāl]
(meteorology)

mare's tail

A cirrus cloud with a curve on one end and a long flowing tail on the other.
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The only product approved for the control of Mare's Tail is Roundup QC, which must be applied at exactly the correct dosage.
A: Mare's Tail can be eradicated but it is no good just giving it a spray or two.
DUMFRIES - Take a trek up the Grey Mare's Tail Nature Reserve where a 60m waterfall tumbles into the Moffat Water Valley from the waters of Loch Skene, above the Moffat hills.
Dead men's finger sponges and sea mare's tail - the soft coral "dead men's fingers" is a furry white, yellow or pink sponge.
Q My back garden has been taken over by that horrible weed mare's tail.
Go south on the road for 300 metres to a gate and sign for the car park and the Grey Mare's Tail waterfall.
Attack deep-rooted weeds such as mare's tail, convolvulus or couch grass in shrubs and flower borders.
On the second day, we walked up the Pap of Glencoe and then a few miles to Kinlochleven for another short but steep climb up to Mamore Lodge and the Grey Mare's Tail, both with stunning views.
A The weed you have is mare's tail or equisetum arvense.
STOP pernicious weeds such as nettles and mare's tail from creeping into your garden from next door by lining an 18in deep trench along the boundary with thick black polythene.
The 15-year-old, from Carlisle, died after plunging 30ft on to rocks at Grey Mare's Tail waterfall, Newton Stewart.
One of the activities involved "gorge-jumping" - leaping into a deep pool on the Grey Mare's Tail burns near Black Loch in the Galloway Forest Park.