Taxon  Report   4378 
Isoetes echinospora  Durieu
Spiny spored quillwort
Isoetes echinospora, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California.

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Genus: Isoetes
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Isoetes tenella
More information about  Isoetes echinospora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 20, 2018).

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