Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
(PFBP:Observations)
Catalog #: LGL7-8
Occurrence ID (GUID): 86f55e27-7ef9-4674-a5d1-97660bd93ba2
Taxon: Carex tetanica Schkuhr
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP143   
Date: 2014-06-10
Locality: United States, Michigan, Hillsdale, Little Goose Creek Grasslands
42.06408  -84.32021
Elevation: 304 meters (997ft)
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. Fire managed sedge meadow; Carex tetanica, Sporobolus heterolepis, and Dasiphora fruticosa common; about 7m south of conifer/shrub line; many Frangula saplings despite burn (growing out of old root stocks).
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Access Rights: Contact Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
Record ID: 86f55e27-7ef9-4674-a5d1-97660bd93ba2
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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