Louisiana quillwort (Isoetes louisianensis)
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Species: Isoetes louisianensis
Common Name: Louisiana quillwort
Status: Endangered, Federal Endangered
Range: Louisiana, United States
Artist: Lee McCaffree
Artist Home Country: United States
The Louisiana quillwort is undergoing a formal
conservation program by Mercer Arboretum
and Botanic Gardens in Houston, Texas. The
quillwort’s reintroduction into its Louisiana
habitat was delayed due to damage from
Hurricane Katrina, but took place in 2008.