PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: GRF7-10
Taxon: Schoenoplectus acutus (Bigelow) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP200   
Date: 2014-06-04
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Grand River Fen
42.09121  -84.45483
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/inundated flat; ground just barely inundated; Dasiphora fruticosa common alongside Schoenoplectus acutus. Valeriana uliginosa also common ; about 30-40m west of tree line; scatter Larix laricina throughout area.
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Record Id: 71bbf709-e730-4179-abba-159ae9ad3623
Occurrence ID (GUID): 71bbf709-e730-4179-abba-159ae9ad3623
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