United States, Michigan, Hillsdale, Liberty South Fen
322 meters (1056ft)
Lakeside prairie fen around Braxee Lake and smaller Little Braxee Lake to the east. Sedge and Dasiphora fruticosa dominant with Salix, Cornus, and Toxicodendron vernix shrubs. Dense stands of Typha with moderately deep water separate fen on north side of Braxee Lake. Heron rookeries (old bog and current rookery) border the north side of fen. Invaded with Typha angustifolia, Phalaris arundinacea, Phragmites australis, and Lythrum salicaria. On southwestern side of Braxee Lake, 30m southwest, 200m south of Steven's channel, 4m north of shrubby border. Area dominated by Carex, Dasiphora fruticosa, and Thelypteris palustris. Cornus or Toxicodendron vernix saplings about 1m tall every 1m2, less dense closer to lake. Ground hummocky and moist to wet.