Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
(PFBP:Observations)
Catalog #: LGL2-8
Occurrence ID (GUID): 95f45598-ed41-4c72-8b6a-720f0664f433
Taxon: Phalaris arundinacea L.
Family: Poaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP124   
Date: 2014-06-10
Locality: United States, Michigan, Hillsdale, Little Goose Creek Grasslands
42.06572  -84.31457
Elevation: 303 meters (994ft)
Habitat: Mostly open prairie fen with strong prairie component. Bisected by Little Goose Creek. Some large swaths of Frangula alnus being treated by Michigan Nature Association. Weedy areas develop further downstream where fen narrows. Highly variable in regards to health of fen with some patches appearing pristine and other complet Phragmites australis stands. Private property is being heavily encroached by shrubs and turning the high quality fen into a patchwork of degraded/healthy fen. Inundated flat-type vegetation but ground not inundated; Schoenoplectus acutus and Thelypteris palustris common. Ground covered in 2013 litter; hummocky; about 20m south of stream and Phalaris arundinacea patch. Possible considered sedge meadow.
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Access Rights: Contact Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
Record ID: 95f45598-ed41-4c72-8b6a-720f0664f433
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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