PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LPL44-5
Taxon: Spartina pectinata Link.
Family: Poaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK941   
Date: 2013-08-19
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Little Portage Lake Fen
42.35201  -84.21686
Elevation: 276 meters (905ft)
Habitat: Lake side prairie fen. Mostly Cyperaceae, Cornus, and button bush dominated marl zone with some Asteraceae and Dasiphora fruticosa near the wooded borders. Invaded by Phragmites, Phalaris arundinacea, and Frangula alnus. In large southern section of fen, in northeastern portion, 70m west of wooded eastern border, 100m south of wooded northern border, 100m east of Phragmites patch. Area dominated by Cladium mariscoides with some Schoenoplectus pungens, Sporting pectinata, and Iris. Ground level and moist to wet, marly. Thick layer of dead vegetation.
Description: Population - Common, 4-12 stalks per 1m2. Many flowering. 1m tall.
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Record Id: 758c13c7-6e10-42d2-8899-2af9baf2a41e
Occurrence ID (GUID): 758c13c7-6e10-42d2-8899-2af9baf2a41e
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