Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: IRQ4-1
Occurrence ID (GUID): 2a5cc029-1164-491f-80f8-3e43858e1463
Taxon: Schoenoplectus pungens (Vahl) Palla
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   HK14   
Date: 2012-05-22
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.9801  -83.9411
Elevation: 201 meters (659ft)
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 eastern edge into woodland vegetation. Dominated by Carex. Also some Schoenoplectus dead heads. Sunny, lots of last year's vegetation on the ground. Soil very moist.
Description: Population - 7-10 individuals per 1m2 area for 50m west of quadrat. Found near the edge of woody upland by sedges and grasses.
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Record ID: 2a5cc029-1164-491f-80f8-3e43858e1463
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