Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: GRF32-13
Occurrence ID (GUID): ce8e7809-5354-4246-8f74-1d015f780e2d
Taxon: Cornus sericea L.
Family: Cornaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP138   
Date: 2014-05-28
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Grand River Fen
42.08326  -84.46011
Elevation: 316 meters (1036ft)
Habitat: Prairie fen with sedge meadow zone common throughout, wooded fen with many tamaracks (Larix laricina); lots of Frangula alnus. Very long, narrow fen. Split by the headwaters of the Grand River. East side owned by The Nature Conservancy, west side mostly privately owned. Grand River is too deep/silty to cross without use of footbridges. Many zones in fen. Periodic shurbby zones; invasives; Phalaris arundinacea common. Open patch beneath Larix laricina and Acer rubrum. Toxicodendron vernix common shrub in area. Other shrubs include Betula pumila, Frangula alnus, and Cornus sericea. Herbaceous layer dominated by Carex stricta. Rubus pubescens also common. Immediately west of well-establish game trail. Many bird species in area.
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