PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LPL33-4
Taxon: Iris virginica L.
Family: Iridaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK578   
Date: 2013-08-20
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Little Portage Lake Fen
42.35894  -84.21304
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 large northern section of fen, in northwestern peninsula of prairie fen near channel, channel 20m to the northwest, 20m south of northern border, 30m south of two aspen trees. Sedge meadow with Thelypteris palustris, Dasiphora fruticosa, and 2m tall Cornus shrubs every 1-4mm2. Ground with small hummocks and moist.
Description: Population - Not very common. Few in immediate 2m2 area. With Typha, Thelypteris palustris, and Dasiphora fruticosa. On moist soil.
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Record Id: f895884c-f829-439b-a2ab-e8d9e1b8ff5d
Occurrence ID (GUID): f895884c-f829-439b-a2ab-e8d9e1b8ff5d
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