Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Isoetes from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Georgia Quillworts (Musselman, 2001)
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Isoetes engelmannii var. engelmannii
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Patrick D. McMillan pdmiengelmanii_pc1
April Pickens County SC
Poe Creek State Forest
I. engelmannii leaves can be up to 1m long and are usually dark green, per Georgia Quillworts. Tipularia (Musselman, 2001).
Peter Schafran psc_eng2
May Stanly County NC
Morrow Mountain State Park
Plants amphibious in wet ditches, running or standing shallow fresh water, per Synopsis of Isoetes in the Southeastern United States. Castanea (Boom, 1982).
Peter Schafran psc_eng5
Scanning electron micrograph of megaspores at 100X
Megaspores light cream or white, reticulate, 400-600 micra in diameter, per Synopsis of Isoetes in the Southeastern United States. Castanea (Boom, 1982).