Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2383

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain (an endemic)

Look for it in seepage on granitic flatrocks and on Altamaha grit, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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Lycophytes: Isoetales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Isoetes piedmontana   FAMILY Isoetaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Isoetes piedmontana   FAMILY Isoetaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 005-01-001?:
Isoetes melanopoda   FAMILY Isoetaceae

LESS THAN Flora of North America
Isoetes virginica

 

COMMON NAME:
Piedmont Quillwort