Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: RLR6-1
Occurrence ID (GUID): ab6645be-49a7-4038-9334-2cc6f91355b6
Taxon: Schoenoplectus acutus (Bigelow) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP200   
Date: 2015-06-09
Locality: United States, Michigan, Oakland, Rattalee Lake Fen
42.77148  -83.57813
Elevation: 283 meters (928ft)
Habitat: Amoeboid fen on either side of Shiawassee River. Significantly encroached, few open areas remain. Some portions appear to be high quality Poweshiek habitat Sedge/grass open meadow with many short Betula pumila shurbs. Dasiphora fruticosa is even more common. Cyperaceae include a dominate layer of Schoenoplectus acutus and Carex sterilis. Muhlenbergia glomerata is present. Other species include Hypoxis hirsuta, Lysimachia quadriflora, Galium boreale, and Symphyotrichum lanceolatum. Ground moist and hummocky.
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