PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LPL15-5
Taxon: Cladium mariscoides (Muhl.) Torr.
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK246   
Date: 2013-06-11
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Little Portage Lake Fen
42.35527  -84.21429
Elevation: 277 meters (909ft)
Habitat: Lake side prairie fen. Mostly Cyperaceae, Cornus, and button bush dominated marl zone with some Asteraceae and Dasiphora fruticosa near the wooded borders. Invaded by Phragmites, Phalaris arundinacea, and Frangula alnus. In southern area of northern section of fen, 40m west of wooded eastern border, 100m north of southern, 40m south of mowed fen. Area Cyperaceae dominated inundated marl flat with some Iris, Sambucus canadensis, and Lysimachia thyrsiflora. Some shrubs but few over 1m tall, density 0-4 per 1m2 for 30m2. Ground flat and wet. Water pools in footsteps.
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Record Id: bdfc55a7-6fd9-4431-89a0-f39284525a4e
Occurrence ID (GUID): bdfc55a7-6fd9-4431-89a0-f39284525a4e
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