PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: CFQ21-1
Taxon: Carex hystericina Muhl. Ex Willd.
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK186   
Date: 2012-08-24
Locality: United States, Michigan, Livingston, Chilson Fen
42.53502  -83.86974
Elevation: 251 meters (823ft)
Habitat: A railroad (currently used andmaintained), runs almost the entire length. Within 20m on either side of the tracks is almost all herbaceous (weedy but diverse). Further from tracks there are many tamarack trees and shrubs including some autumn olive. 80m north of railroad tracks, 50m south of Chilson Road. Ground hummocky and moist, dominated by Carex with Betula pumila, Typha, and tamarack.
Description: Population - Common, many still with dry/ripe fruits.
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Record Id: ed792f7d-0e52-4c2b-b83d-3fe96ee03c55
Occurrence ID (GUID): ed792f7d-0e52-4c2b-b83d-3fe96ee03c55
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