PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: GRF36-19
Taxon: Bidens trichosperma (Michx.) Britton
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP224   
Date: 2014-05-28
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Grand River Fen
42.0826  -84.46379
Elevation: 317 meters (1040ft)
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. Shrub zone with Cornus spp., Toxicodendron vernix, Betula pumila. Many birds in area. Herbaceous layer dominated by Caltha palustris, Symplocarpus. Ground inundated with moss hummocks rising above the water level.
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Record Id: 3846119c-467a-44c1-8471-a519fb3534f5
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3846119c-467a-44c1-8471-a519fb3534f5
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