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  • Writer's pictureDon Yurewicz

Quillwort (Isoetes spp.)

This is a low growing plant in shallow littoral portions of lakes, ponds and streams. It has spiky, somewhat succulent leaves in the form of small rosettes. The leaves are hollow and quill-like. Each leaf is narrow, 0.8–8 in long, and 0.5–3.0 mm wide.

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