Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Pteridophyta > Class: Lycopsida > Order: Isoetales > Family: Isoetaceae > Genus: Isoetes > Species: Isoetes boryana

Isoetes boryana Durieu

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Atlantic - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 7 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code 1416


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000014 Spain Monfragüe y las Dehesas del Entorno Map
ES0000055 Spain Fuentes del Narcea y del Ibias Map
ES1200008 Spain Redes Map
FR7200714 France Zones humides de l'arrière dune du Pays de Born Map
ES4320077 Spain Monfragüe Map
ES4320060 Spain Arroyos Barbaon y Calzones Map
ES1200056 Spain Fuentes del Narcea, Degaña e Ibias Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Borys Brachsenkraut German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Isoète de Bory French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

Other resources

GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2008-02-27 France rapport France Isoetes boryana
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100