Appalachian Quillwort (Isoetes engelmannii)

Appalachian Quillwort (Isoetes Engelmannii)
Credit: Britton, N.L., and A. Brown | Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Vol. 1: 53.; http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD US

Isoetes Engelmannii, or more commonly know as Appalachian Quillwort, is a graminoid of the genus Isoetes. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Isoetes Engelmannii or Appalachian Quillwort's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Vermont.

  • Category: Quillwort
  • Genus: Isoetes
  • Family: Isoetaceae
  • Order: Isoetales
  • Class: Lycopodiopsida
  • Division: Lycopodiophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: IN (E) MI (E) OH (E) RI (SC) VT (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: IN (Appalachian quillwort) MI (Appalachian quillwort) OH (Appalachian quillwort) RI (Engelmann's quillwort) VT (Engelmann's quillwort)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(OBL) 3(OBL)

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