PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LGL52-10
Taxon: Carex diandra Schrank
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP326   
Date: 2014-08-01
Locality: United States, Michigan, Hillsdale, Little Goose Creek Grasslands
42.06139  -84.32164
Elevation: 304 meters (997ft)
Habitat: Mostly open prairie fen with strong prairie component. Bisected by Little Goose Creek. Some large swaths of Frangula alnus being treated by Michigan Nature Association. Weedy areas develop further downstream where fen narrows. Highly variable in regards to health of fen with some patches appearing pristine and other complet Phragmites australis stands. Private property is being heavily encroached by shrubs and turning the high quality fen into a patchwork of degraded/healthy fen. Shrub encroached area in southern portion of prairie fen; about 150m north of wooded island on edge of agricultural field; common shrubs include Betula pumila, Frangula alnus, and Cornus sericea. Most shrubs <1.5m tall, but some about 2m tall other species in area include Pycnanthemum virginicum, Thelypteris palustris, Doellingeria umbellata, and Dasiphora fruticosa.
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Access Rights: Contact Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
Record Id: e5808ef2-0d5a-4bf2-9377-7a78b874a4f4
Occurrence ID (GUID): e5808ef2-0d5a-4bf2-9377-7a78b874a4f4
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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