PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LPL42-8
Taxon: Potentilla anserina L.
Family: Rosaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   POTANS   
Date: 2013-08-19
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Little Portage Lake Fen
42.35381  -84.21796
Elevation: 276 meters (905ft)
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 southern section of fen, 5m south of northern border, 80m east of Little Portage Lake, 10m south of 10m tall Acer rubrum, 8m south of 8m tall Ulmus. Area dominated by Cladium mariscoides and Poaceae with a ground cover of Potenilla. ground flat and moist.
Description: Population - Domiant groundcover within 10m from wooded border. No flowers. Brown spotting on leaves.
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Record Id: 353676b7-53d7-4232-8ca2-6e84e2e4fc2d
Occurrence ID (GUID): 353676b7-53d7-4232-8ca2-6e84e2e4fc2d
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