OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 14 taxa in the family Isoetaceae, Quillwort/Merlin's-grass family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Blackfoot Quillwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Isoetes melanopoda ssp. silvatica   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Isoetes melanopoda   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Isoetes melanopoda 005-01-001   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

 

Habitat: Clay soils in low woods, seeps on sandstone or granitic rocks, in NJ in clay-based depressions on Cape May

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Blackfoot Quillwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Isoetes melanopoda ssp. melanopoda   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Isoetes melanopoda   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

 

Habitat: Floodplains

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Black-spored Quillwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Isoetes melanospora   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Isoetes melanospora   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Isoetes melanopoda 005-01-001?   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

 

Habitat: In pools on granite flatrocks

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Mat-forming Quillwort, Merlin's Grass, Mat-forming Melin's grass

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Isoetes tegetiformans   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Isoetes tegetiformans   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

 

Habitat: In shallow pools on granite flatrocks

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Rush Quillwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Isoetes junciformis   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Isoetes junciformis   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

 

Habitat: Ephemeral wetland swales in bottomland hardwood swamps

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Piedmont Quillwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Isoetes piedmontana   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Isoetes piedmontana   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Isoetes melanopoda 005-01-001?   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

 

Habitat: In seepage on or near granitic flatrocks, rarely on sandstone (Altamaha grit and Ridge and Valley)

Uncommon in Piedmont (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virginia Quillwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Isoetes virginica   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Isoetes virginica   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Isoetes melanopoda 005-01-001?   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

 

Habitat: In woodland streams

Rare

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Quillwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Isoetes appalachiana   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Isoetes appalachiana   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Isoetes engelmannii 005-01-002   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

 

Habitat: Seepages, small woodland streams, ephemeral wetlands, backwaters

Uncommon (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Engelmann's Quillwort, Appalachian Quillwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Isoetes engelmannii   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Isoetes engelmannii   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Isoetes engelmannii 005-01-002   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

 

Habitat: Usually in permanent water bodies with active current

Common (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Wintergreen Quillwort, Winter Quillwort, evergreen quillwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Isoetes hyemalis   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Isoetes hyemalis   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Isoetes engelmannii 005-01-002   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

 

Habitat: Blackwater streams and sandy streambanks

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Mountain Quillwort, Carolina Quillwort, Strong Quillwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Isoetes valida   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Isoetes valida   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Isoetes engelmannii 005-01-002?   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs (growing in Sphagnum), pools, ponds, and seeps

Common in NC Mountains, rare in GA & SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Riverbank Quillwort, Shore Quillwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Isoetes riparia var. riparia   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Isoetes riparia var. riparia   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Isoetes riparia 005-01-003   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

 

Habitat: Shores

Rare (extirpated from most of its historic localities)

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Boom's Quillwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Isoetes boomii   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Isoetes boomii   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

 

Habitat: Shallow water of slow-moving streams

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Georgia Quillwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Isoetes georgiana   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Isoetes georgiana   FAMILY: Isoetaceae

 

Habitat: Streams

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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