Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
(PFBP:Observations)
Catalog #: LGL26-4
Occurrence ID (GUID): 768bc01d-7bd2-4404-90d5-f2343ff69b3c
Taxon: Cornus sericea L.
Family: Cornaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP138   
Date: 2014-06-12
Locality: United States, Michigan, Hillsdale, Little Goose Creek Grasslands
42.06451  -84.32291
Elevation: 306 meters (1004ft)
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. Inundated flat with Schoenoplectus acutus, Carex stricta, Thelypteris palustris, Eutrochium maculatum, Iris virginica. Frangula alnus and Phragmites abundant in area; very hummocky ground; inter-hummock areas very wet; about 3m south of fence.
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Record ID: 768bc01d-7bd2-4404-90d5-f2343ff69b3c
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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