Central Michigan University
Catalog #: CMC00018562
Taxon: Carex hystericina Muhl. Ex Willd.
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK297   
Date: 2012-06-08
Locality: United States, Michigan, Livingston, Little Appleton Lake Fen
42.5079  -83.8382
Elevation: 239 meters (784ft)
Habitat: The fen is less than 30 acres surrounding the lake. There are shruby patches of Cornus, Toxicodendron vernix, birch, and aspen, and large patches of Typha and Phragmites. There are many streams 1m wide, one larger one on the north side of the stream. Evidence of maintenence with burn piles and woody cuttings. Near stream flowing from Little Appleton Lake to river, less than 10m to the east, eastern border is 30m west. Ground moist but not wet. Area dominated by sedges and Rhamnaceae with Typha, Dasiphora fruticosa, and Thelypteris palustris common. Hummocky ground.
Description: Population - a few small clumps in area, more larger outside of quadrat, in fruit, near alder, Rhamnus, and Carex sterilis.
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Record Id: 3be2f382-24ea-4bfe-aaf9-f12ae2fa57e2
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3be2f382-24ea-4bfe-aaf9-f12ae2fa57e2
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