OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Lycophytes: Isoetales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Isoetes appalachiana   FAMILY Isoetaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Isoetes appalachiana   FAMILY Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 005-01-002:
Isoetes engelmannii   FAMILY Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Isoetes engelmannii var. engelmannii

INCLUDING -
Isoetes engelmannii var. georgiana

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian Quillwort


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image of Isoetes appalachiana, Appalachian Quillwort

Peter Schafran    psc_app1

February    Franklin County    TN

Muddy margin of artificial pond

Like so many other species, it looks like just another Quillwort, per Georgia Quillworts. Tipularia (Musselman, 2001).

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Isoetes appalachiana   FAMILY Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 005-01-002:
Isoetes engelmannii   FAMILY Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Isoetes engelmannii var. engelmannii

INCLUDING -
Isoetes engelmannii var. georgiana

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2590

Fern/Fern ally; Emergent aquatic (rooted)
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas

Habitat: seepages, small woodland streams, ephemeral wetlands, backwaters, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Leaves whorled, at least at maturity

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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