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Isoetes flaccida Shuttlw. ex A.Braun
Florida quillwort

Family: Isoetaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States (Georgia, Florida).

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Isoetes flaccida available from :

Isoetes flaccida has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native

Isoetes flaccida has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Glades County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Miami-Dade County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Monroe County (Mainland) Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated

Isoetes flaccida has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Floodplain Marsh
Floodplain Swamp
Sinkhole
Strand Swamp