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Family: ISOETACEAE 

 Isoetes caroliniana
 

Photo by: Joel Duff, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

  
Author:  Niel T. Luebke 1992
Family:  Isoetaceae
Habitat:  North Carolina, USA
Soil:  Peat
Water:  Max
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  1,5 centimetres
Height:  15 centimetres
Flower:  No
Reproduction:  Spores/Bulbs
Pop names:  Carolina Quillwort
Synonyms:  Isoetes engelmannii  Alexander Karl Heinrich Braun, 1846 var. caroliniana A.A. Eaton 1900

Photo by Joel Duff, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

   This member of the Isoetaceae family was given this name by Niel T. Luebke in 1992. It is only found in the North Carolina, USA, growing in swamp and bye rivers in a rich peat with plenty of water and some sun. The caudex can grow to one and a half centimetre, the leaves to fifteen centimetres length.