Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
(PFBP:Observations)
Catalog #: LGL13-10
Occurrence ID (GUID): 6baf85db-5d77-4b4b-8204-c3cfbcd69e6a
Taxon: Carex tetanica Schkuhr
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP143   
Date: 2014-06-11
Locality: United States, Michigan, Hillsdale, Little Goose Creek Grasslands
42.0606  -84.32326
Elevation: 303 meters (994ft)
Habitat: Mostly open prairie fen with strong prairie component. Bisected by Little Goose Creek. Some large swaths of Frangula alnus being treated by Michigan Nature Association. Weedy areas develop further downstream where fen narrows. Highly variable in regards to health of fen with some patches appearing pristine and other complet Phragmites australis stands. Private property is being heavily encroached by shrubs and turning the high quality fen into a patchwork of degraded/healthy fen. Previously cleared of shrubs as evidenced by many stobs in area; now is a sedge meadow; Thelypteris palustris common; some Frangula alnus making a comeback in area; about 100m north of sweet clover field and large Quercus sp. Tree; ground moist but not inundated.
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Access Rights: Contact Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
Record ID: 6baf85db-5d77-4b4b-8204-c3cfbcd69e6a
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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