Occurrence ID (GUID):
Carex tetanica Schkuhr
Jacob Pollock & Rachel Hackett JP31
United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
192 meters (630ft)
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.
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.
Record ID: 115500f9-f4dc-4bf7-8766-f7f9ce61b2c4