Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: CHL27-9
Occurrence ID (GUID): 42eec005-a3a0-48db-a294-e50d4d1f00e7
Taxon: Rumex orbiculatus A. Gray
Family: Polygonaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK675   
Date: 2012-08-28
Locality: United States, Michigan, Oakland, Chamberlain Lakes Fen
42.78233  -83.20056
Elevation: 255 meters (836ft)
Habitat: Heart Lake - Prairie fen surrounding lake. Appears to be heavily encroached by invasives (Phalaris arundinacea, Typha angustifolia, Phragmites australis) surrounded by wooded upland. Heron rookery on southwest side around to the north side. Most of rookery old, but a few nests remain. Shoe Lake - Lakeside fen surrounded by woodland. Similar to Heart Lake. No management apparent. Southwest of Heart Lake, 100m from southern border, 150m from western in Typha, Rumex, Leersia stand. Ground +/- even and bouncy peat, very easy to dig into and water pools in footsteps. No standing water in immediate area.
Description: Population - Flowering and fruiting. Abundant. Some over 2m.
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Record ID: 42eec005-a3a0-48db-a294-e50d4d1f00e7
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