PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: GRF39-13
Taxon: Maianthemum stellatum L.
Family: Asparagaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP187   
Date: 2014-05-28
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Grand River Fen
42.08165  -84.4616
Elevation: 316 meters (1036ft)
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. One meter east into shrub thicket; dominated by Rhamnus alnifolia, Physocarpus opulifolius, and Cornus sp. Herbaceous layer with strong Symplocarpus component; some Toxicodendron vernix. Carex stricta also prevalent; soil most but not inundated.
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Record Id: 66ed5af3-8507-45c1-894b-8adf69f9e77e
Occurrence ID (GUID): 66ed5af3-8507-45c1-894b-8adf69f9e77e
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