PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: IRQ55-2
Taxon: Equisetum palustre L.
Family: Equisetaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   HK4   
Date: 2013-05-30
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.97639  -83.94372
Elevation: 237 meters (777ft)
Habitat: Long and narrow, mostly emergent fen located west of the Raisin River. There are a few stand alone deciduous trees and shrubs and a few pockets of shrub-carr and decidous trees (birch, maple, sumac). Many streams present. Fen is well traveled with worn trails and several marked fence posts. Brush piles, old burn spots, and stumps mark an actively maintained fen. North of Ives sign 300m, 50m east of wooded upland to road, 100m south of Rubus briar. Area dominated by asters and Symplocarpus foetidus with sedges intermixed. Shrubs, usually Frangula alnus every 4m2 or less, most under, 2m tall. Ground uneven and moist
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Record Id: 6205a70e-171a-4cf8-9a01-a7fe50f95e60
Occurrence ID (GUID): 6205a70e-171a-4cf8-9a01-a7fe50f95e60
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