PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: GRF58-2
Taxon: Cornus sericea L.
Family: Cornaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP138   
Date: 2014-05-20
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Grand River Fen
42.09405  -84.45721
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. 3m from stream; inundated flat with oily film on water; dominated by Carex stricta and C. stipata. Salix spp. Along stream bank. Ground mucky but stable; old Eutrochium maculatum head in the flood plain of stream.
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Record Id: 3c5546c5-3b2f-492d-9d63-8cc638eaaafa
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3c5546c5-3b2f-492d-9d63-8cc638eaaafa
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