PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: HAL17-6
Taxon: Carex aquatilis Wahlenb.
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP122   
Date: 2015-07-14
Locality: United States, Michigan, Oakland, Halstead Lake Fen
42.79871  -83.55753
Elevation: 293 meters (961ft)
Habitat: More or less circular fen with small lake in middle. Typha latifolia common near lake. Carex aquatilis, Caltha palustris, Carex sterilis, and Typha latifolia common throughout. Common shrubs include Salix spp. & Cornus sericea. Shrub encroached on west side of fen. Fen at rish due to adjacent interstate to the east. Inundated hummocky sedge area in south center of fen. Many shrubs in area including Spiraea alba, Cornus sericea, Salix bebbiana, and Populus tremuloids. Sedges include Carex aquatilis and C. lasiocarpa. Other common species include Thelypteris palustris, Eutrochium maculatum, and Typha latifolia.
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Record Id: c9c2504c-2d30-4fee-ad48-d8f4ba51eac6
Occurrence ID (GUID): c9c2504c-2d30-4fee-ad48-d8f4ba51eac6
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