PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: MTH19-15
Taxon: Maianthemum stellatum L.
Family: Asparagaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK663   
Date: 2012-08-15
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Mt Hope Road Fen
42.30792  -84.20569
Elevation: 257 meters (843ft)
Habitat: Prairie fen dominated by Carex, Asteraceae, and grasses but encroachment by shrubs (Rubus, Cornus, Betula, Toxicodendron vernix). A few pockets and walls of shrub-carr and wooded fen. Evidence of some management. Hummocky in areas from Carex stricta, other areas dominated by other Carex and Dasiphora fruticosa. 50m east of briar path wall, 25m north of prairie fen border in a Carex meadow area squared off by Cornus, Salix, Toxicodendron vernix, and Rubus shrubs. Carex, Thelypteris palustris, and Dasiphora fruticosa dominant. Ground tussocky and wet.
Description: Population - A few yellowed and withering specimens. No flowers, not common, 0-5 per 1m2.
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Record Id: eb7da4bc-4707-4b76-a96f-4b6943a33a3f
Occurrence ID (GUID): eb7da4bc-4707-4b76-a96f-4b6943a33a3f
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