PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: CFQ33-3
Taxon: Cladium mariscoides (Muhl.) Torr.
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK115   
Date: 2012-08-22
Locality: United States, Michigan, Livingston, Chilson Fen
42.53172  -83.86669
Elevation: 250 meters (820ft)
Habitat: A railroad (currently used andmaintained), runs almost the entire length. Within 20m on either side of the tracks is almost all herbaceous (weedy but diverse). Further from tracks there are many tamarack trees and shrubs including some autumn olive. 40m to the southwest of the railroad, 125m north of boardwalk. Cyperaceae and Dasiphora fruticosa dominated area with sporadic tree and shrubs (tamarack, Toxicodendron vernix, Cornus). 90m2 area. Even ground with moist to wet soil (grey color).
Description: Population - Not dense, 2 shoots < 20 cm tall per 1m2. Occasional flowers.
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Record Id: 5d92dff4-1511-4266-8680-03fb98117c3d
Occurrence ID (GUID): 5d92dff4-1511-4266-8680-03fb98117c3d
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