Occurrence ID (GUID):
Carex tetanica Schkuhr
Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski RHHK23
United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
196 meters (643ft)
Long and narrow, mostly emergent fen located west of the Raisin River. There are a few stand alone deciduous trees and shrubs and a few pockets of shrub-carr and decidous trees (birch, maple, sumac). Many streams present. Fen is well traveled with worn trails and several marked fence posts. Brush piles, old burn spots, and stumps mark an actively maintained fen. In sedge meadow area, very hummocky but no standing water, About 100m-150m from eastern tree line, 250m from western /road, stream 20m North. Dominated by Schoenoplectus/bulrushes and shrubby cinquefoil. Dead stalks from last year's growth. One tall grass stalk in center. Saw several clumps of pitcher plants with flower to the southwest.
Flower - one pistolate spike (lateral), one male spike (terminal) Female: 2cm, petiole 1.3cm. Scale smaller than perigynia, edged brown, 3-angled, widest in middle, tapering near bottom. Male: 2.4-3cm long, nearly 10cm above female spike, anthers 4-5mmPop
Record ID: 167fa070-cb2e-4a25-84ff-94c193a91d26