Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4243

Fern/Fern ally; Plants usually aquatic, occasionally emergent
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas

Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it in tidal waters, lakes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Leaves whorled, at least at maturity

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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Lycophytes: Isoetales

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

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Isoetes riparia var. riparia   FAMILY Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Isoetes riparia

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Isoetes riparia var. amesii

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 005-01-003:
Isoetes riparia   FAMILY Isoetaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Shore Quillwort


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