PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: WLL1-11
Taxon: Doellingeria umbellata Mill.
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK592   
Date: 2013-06-19
Locality: United States, Michigan, Washtenaw, Waterloo Long Lake Fen
42.35554  -84.07021
Elevation: 292 meters (958ft)
Habitat: Large zone of Cyperaceae dominated inundated flat near Long Lake. Appears many people drive vehicles through it. On the edges and to the west is the sedge meadow, calcareous seep, or wooded prairie fen. The area on the west side is practially saturated with Sphagnum moss mounds and Toxicodendron vernix. Other prominent vegetation includes Larix laricina, Thelypteris palustris, Dasiphora fruticosa, Solidago patula, Carex, and Scheonoplectus. Also contained Drosera rotundifolia, pitcher plants, and Eriophorum. Some invasion by Frangula alnus. The southern portion of the fen is colonized by Typha angustifolia, T. x glauca, and Lythrum salicaria until the 2m wide channel. South of the channel has less dense L. salicaria and little T. angustifolia or T. x glauca. In western section of prairie fen, 15m south of northern dense Toxicodendron vernix border, 40m east of western border. Area has many Sphagnum mounds and groundcover is dominated by Dasiphora fruticosa, Thelypteris palustris, Solidago patula, Carex, and Schoenoplectus. Dense Toxicodendron vernix shrubs or saplings every 1m2. Many tamarack trees as well. Ground full of mounds and wet.
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Record Id: 0a423a73-84aa-43e0-afd2-b8d19b2c7164
Occurrence ID (GUID): 0a423a73-84aa-43e0-afd2-b8d19b2c7164
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