Taxon  Report   4383    
Isoetes orcuttii  A. A. Eaton
Orcutt's quillwort
Isoetes orcuttii
© 2012 Steven Perry
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Isoetes orcuttii
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Isoetes orcuttii, a pteridophyte, is a fern (aquatic) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Isoetes orcuttii
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Genus: Isoetes
Communities: Chaparral, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Isoetes nuttallii var. orcuttii
More information about  Isoetes orcuttii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 11, 2018).

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