Central Michigan University Herbarium
(CMC)
Catalog #: CMC00018836
Occurrence ID (GUID): 115500f9-f4dc-4bf7-8766-f7f9ce61b2c4
Taxon: Carex tetanica Schkuhr
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Jacob Pollock & Rachel Hackett   JP31   
Date: 2012-05-17
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.9693  -83.9442
Elevation: 192 meters (630ft)
Habitat: 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 managed area next to large brush pile, not yet burned. Still plenty of shrubs. A dead snag with brush pile to west. Symplocarpus foetidus dominant. No open water, ground moist and dark, little spongy.
Description: Flowers - male and female portions separate, female spikes 3 with 6 perigynia each with 2 stamen, 1-scaled prong at top.Population - scattered 2 per 1m2, irregular.
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Record ID: 115500f9-f4dc-4bf7-8766-f7f9ce61b2c4
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Anna Monfils, Director (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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