Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LON168-1
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3071b801-4ac4-4374-a584-920b916e0ddf
Taxon: Schoenoplectus acutus (Bigelow) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP200   
Date: 2015-07-16
Locality: United States, Michigan, Oakland, Long Lake Fen
42.75446  -83.54047
Elevation: 288 meters (945ft)
Habitat: Very long heterogenous fen with marked spots of high diversity and other large weedy zones. Fen elevated on norther and southern margins and depressed near central lakes (2). Bordered on north by woodland as well as on southern edge, but southern edge has a railroad and nearby row-crop agriculture. Typhaspp. appear to be heavily impacting fen. Healthy area on edge of shrub encroachment by Cornus sericea. Cyperaceae and Asteraceae dominate. Common species include Carex stricta, Euthamia graminifolia, Solidago riddellii, Symphyotrichum puniceum, Eutrochium maculatum, Dasiphora fruticosa, and Thelypteris palustris. Lythrum salicaria starting to invade. Ground moist; with worms!!
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