PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: WLL7-3
Taxon: Bidens trichosperma (Michx.) Britton
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK807   
Date: 2013-06-20
Verbatim Date: 6/20/2013
Locality: United States, Michigan, Washtenaw, Waterloo Long Lake Fen
42.35432  -84.06629
Elevation: 289 meters (948ft)
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. North of Long Lake 75m, 150m south of northern border, 10m west of lily pond. Cyperaceae dominant area with water lilies in slightly deeper water. Few other species. Many centimeters of standing water.
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Record Id: 9a7f8188-71d7-4693-971b-7301ec4ef300
Occurrence ID (GUID): 9a7f8188-71d7-4693-971b-7301ec4ef300
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