PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LON96-14
Taxon: Galium asprellum Michx.
Family: Rubiaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP123   
Date: 2015-07-21
Locality: United States, Michigan, Oakland, Long Lake Fen
42.76204  -83.5664
Elevation: 289 meters (948ft)
Habitat: Very long heterogenous fen with marked spots of high diversity and other large weedy zones. Fen elevated on norther and southern margins and depressed near central lakes (2). Bordered on north by woodland as well as on southern edge, but southern edge has a railroad and nearby row-crop agriculture. Typhaspp. appear to be heavily impacting fen. Carex stricta dominated area just southeast of woodland. Ground slightly moist. Typha angustifolia invasion and shrub encroachment by Salix spp and Cornus sericea. Other common species include Eutrochium maculatum, Pycnanthemum virginicum, Carex lasiocarpa, Solidago altissima, Lathyrus palustris, Symphyotrichum puniceum, and Lycopus americanus.
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Record Id: 37da7bfa-eec7-45d0-a414-053150f9e8c3
Occurrence ID (GUID): 37da7bfa-eec7-45d0-a414-053150f9e8c3
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