PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: GRF64-8
Taxon: Cladium mariscoides (Muhl.) Torr.
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP193   
Date: 2014-07-10
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Grand River Fen
42.08964  -84.45796
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 in northern region with many prairie species. Common plants include Dasiphora fruticosa, Rudbeckia fulgida, Solidago ohioensis, Cladium mariscoides, Toxicodendron vernix. Frangula alnus present as short shrubs; grove of Larix laricina about 10m to the east; ground wet but not inundated.
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Record Id: de188249-0e37-4219-bf7e-03647c1fe2bf
Occurrence ID (GUID): de188249-0e37-4219-bf7e-03647c1fe2bf
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