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Lake Quillwort (Isoetes lacustris)

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Isoetes Lacustris, or more commonly know as Lake Quillwort, is a graminoid of the genus Isoetes. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Isoetes Lacustris or Lake Quillwort's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Quillwort
  • Genus: Isoetes
  • Family: Isoetaceae
  • Order: Isoetales
  • Class: Lycopodiopsida
  • Division: Lycopodiophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N) GL (N) SPM (N)
  • State T/E Status: MA (E) NJ (E) NY (R) TN (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: MA (lake quillwort) NJ (lake quillwort) NY (large-spored quillwort) TN (lake quillwort)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 8(OBL) 9(OBL) 0(OBL)




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