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Related to quillworts: Isoetaceae, Horsetails, Club mosses
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any of several spore-bearing aquatic or marsh plants having short rhizomes and leaves resembling quills

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Publication of the treatment of the genus Isoetes for Flora of North America (Taylor et al., 1993) stimulated extensive research in eastern North America on the distribution and taxonomy of quillworts. As a result, at least 10 new taxa of quillworts have been published since 1993.
Data presented are limited to descriptions of ornamentation types in a randomly selected group of quillworts, with most taxa from North America.
ISOETES {eye-so-EE-teez} Linnaeus 1753 * Quillworts * [Greek isos, equal, and etos, year; in reference to evergreen habit of some members of this genus.]
Isoetes butleri Engelm., Glade Quillwort; Butler's Quillwort.* S2
This typically aquatic community reaches a depth of a few meters, with quillwort (Isoetes lacustris), awlwort (Subularia aquatica), water crowfoots (Ranunculus aquatilis, R.
Photosynthesis in quillworts, or, Why are some aquatic plants similar to cacti?
Earliest Triassic origin of Isoites and quillwort evolutionary radiation.
valida (Engelman) Clute-ENGELMANN'S QUILLWORT. Figure 1 e, 1 f.