Central Michigan University
Catalog #: CMC00019175
Taxon: Eleocharis rostellata Torr.
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK59   
Date: 2012-05-22
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.9791  -83.9432
Elevation: 197 meters (646ft)
Habitat: Long and narrow, mostly emergent fen located west of the Raisin River. There are a few stand alone deciduous trees and shrubs and a few pockets of shrub-carr and decidous trees (birch, maple, sumac). Many streams present. Fen is well traveled with worn trails and several marked fence posts. Brush piles, old burn spots, and stumps mark an actively maintained fen. 60-70m from road/western boundary of the fen. Few shrubs seen until 10-50m in any direction. Stream can be heard to the southeast. 10m area dominated by Typha, Eleocharis, and sporadic Asteraceae, some Dasiphora fruticosa.
Description: Spike - brown/golden brown in color, darker brown towards top. Not much larger than the stem. 5-12mm long and 2-3mm wide, white margins on scales, overlapping.Population - clumped, 5-10 individuals per m2 area for 30m2. Found on wet ground near Typha, ast
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Record Id: 3cde7937-e649-49ba-a155-f97e3168b0e7
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3cde7937-e649-49ba-a155-f97e3168b0e7
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