Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Isoetes louisianensis, Louisiana quillwort.
Isoetes louisianensis. Photo by Carl Taylor.

Isoetes louisianensis, Louisiana quillwort habitat.
Isoetes louisianensis habitat. Photo by Carl Taylor.

Close-up Isoetes louisianensis, Louisiana quillwort habitat.
Isoetes louisianensis habitat. Photo by Carl Taylor.

Louisiana quillwort habitat.
Isoetes louisianensis habitat on Byrd Fork, De Soto National Forest. Photo by Tate Thriffiley.

monitoring activity of Isoetes louisianensis, Louisiana quillwort habitat.
Isoetes louisianensis monitoring on Byrd Fork, De Soto National Forest. Photo by Tate Thriffiley.

Isoetes louisianensis, Louisiana quillwort, range map.
Isoetes louisianensis range map.

Isoetes louisianensis, Louisiana quillwort

ESA Status

Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Species Profile link below for links to listing and other USFWS documents.

Threats

  • Small population size and restricted range
  • Habitat loss through land use practices that significantly transform riparian forest communities and alter stream quality and dynamics, such as dredging, ditching, channelization, road construction, and off-road vehicles
  • Additional threats include timber removal, mining, feral hogs, beaver dams, and plant collection

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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