PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LAL13-10
Taxon: Oxypolis rigidior (L.) Raf.
Family: Apiaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK562   
Date: 2012-08-10
Locality: United States, Michigan, Livingston, Little Appleton Lake Fen
42.50632  -83.84103
Elevation: 234 meters (768ft)
Habitat: The fen is less than 30 acres surrounding the lake. There are shruby patches of Cornus, Toxicodendron vernix, birch, and aspen, and large patches of Typha and Phragmites. There are many streams 1m wide, one larger one on the north side of the stream. Evidence of maintenence with burn piles and woody cuttings. 100m from southern border. West of a large cedar tree, a large tamarack tree is 20m northwest. Carex and Typha dominant, more Carex near the cedar tree. Ground hummocky (!0-20cm tall), standing water in quadrat.
Description: Population - Found singly, not common, 1 per 4m2, a few fruiting ones seen in area. Grows between hummocks.
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Record Id: d61fa6ab-20cd-48bb-88fd-670a5a865e21
Occurrence ID (GUID): d61fa6ab-20cd-48bb-88fd-670a5a865e21
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