Taxon  Report   4382 
Isoetes occidentalis  L. Henderson
Western quillwort
Isoetes occidentalis
© © 2015 Steve Matson
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Isoetes occidentalis
© 2015 Steve Matson
Isoetes occidentalis, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California.

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Isoetes occidentalis
© 2015 Steve Matson
Genus: Isoetes
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Isoetes lacustris
PLANTS: Isoetes flettii
PLANTS: Isoetes lacustris ssp. paupercula
PLANTS: Isoetes lacustris var. paupercula
PLANTS: Isoetes paupercula
PLANTS: Isoetes piperi
More information about  Isoetes occidentalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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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