PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: WLL5-9
Taxon: Eutrochium maculatum L.
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK47   
Date: 2013-06-19
Locality: United States, Michigan, Washtenaw, Waterloo Long Lake Fen
42.35379  -84.06822
Elevation: 290 meters (951ft)
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 southwestern part of prairie fen, 100m northeast of wooded upland border. Sedge meadow with dense Toxicodendron vernix saplings and shrubs (1-2 every 1m2 for 30m2). Other dominant vegetation includes Carex stricta, Thelypteris palustris, Solidago, and Typha angustifolia. Ground hummocky and puddles in footprints.
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Record Id: 8b68be49-7600-4579-82f5-c42c22541466
Occurrence ID (GUID): 8b68be49-7600-4579-82f5-c42c22541466
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