Central Michigan University
Catalog #: CMC00019634
Taxon: Eleocharis rostellata Torr.
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP243   
Date: 2014-05-26
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Grand River Fen
42.08505  -84.46022
Elevation: 315 meters (1033ft)
Habitat: Prairie fen with sedge meadow zone common throughout, wooded fen with many tamaracks (Larix laricina); lots of Frangula alnus. Very long, narrow fen. Split by the headwaters of the Grand River. East side owned by The Nature Conservancy, west side mostly privately owned. Grand River is too deep/silty to cross without use of footbridges. Many zones in fen. Periodic shurbby zones; invasives; Phalaris arundinacea common. Sedge meadow zone with scatter Larix laricina trees and saplings. Dasiphora fruticosa and Betula pumila well-represented in area; Sarracenia purpurea common as well as Cladium mariscoides. Overall a very healthy looking patch of fen.
Description: Flower - 5-6 scales; light brown/red; slight angle to inflorescence.Common in the moister area in the open sedge meadows; about 3 clumps per sq. m for 5 sq. m
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Record Id: 56ed95e7-db7d-49af-bd79-f5825ed10648
Occurrence ID (GUID): 56ed95e7-db7d-49af-bd79-f5825ed10648
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