Taxon  Report   4382    
Isoetes occidentalis  L. F. Hend.
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
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Isoetes lacustris
PLANTS: Isoetes flettii
PLANTS: Isoetes lacustris ssp. paupercula
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More information about  Isoetes occidentalis
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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: Dec 10, 2018).

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