PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: GRF56-6
Taxon: Carex sartwellii Dewey
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP137   
Date: 2014-05-20
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Grand River Fen
42.09402  -84.4554
Elevation: 314 meters (1030ft)
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. Surrounded by snags; does not appear to be caused by fire. Carex stricta dominates. Eutrochium maculatum inflorescences from last year persist; 2m from inundated flat; about 20m from stream; ferric soils common (red color); oily film on top of adjacent stagnant water.
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Record Id: e7c82e57-3067-4e4a-9cbb-eeabe1d61c76
Occurrence ID (GUID): e7c82e57-3067-4e4a-9cbb-eeabe1d61c76
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