Central Michigan University
Catalog #: CMC00018965
Occurrence ID (GUID): 5a078b2b-807b-42d1-ac71-4b89ce86eca7
Taxon: Andropogon gerardii Vitman
Family: Poaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK803   
Date: 2013-05-28
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.97418  -83.94478
Elevation: 235 meters (771ft)
Habitat: Long and narrow, mostly emergent fen located west of the Raisin River. There are a few stand alone deciduous trees and shrubs and a few pockets of shrub-carr and decidous trees (birch, maple, sumac). Many streams present. Fen is well traveled with worn trails and several marked fence posts. Brush piles, old burn spots, and stumps mark an actively maintained fen. 30m southeast of sign, 5m east of trail in Cyperaceae dominated area. Dead and burnt tree to the south. Ground mostly even with puddles, slightly sloped east.
Description: Population - clumped, dead stalks 2m tall rising from clump, new growth less than 40cm tall, common, but not in immediate area, more dead stalks closer to creek.
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Record Id: 5a078b2b-807b-42d1-ac71-4b89ce86eca7
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