PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LAL16-7
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3b5cf251-945f-44bb-9343-b99f9709d823
Taxon: Dasiphora fruticosa L.
Family: Rosaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   HK16   
Date: 2012-08-13
Locality: United States, Michigan, Livingston, Little Appleton Lake Fen
42.50617  -83.83961
Elevation: 232 meters (761ft)
Habitat: The fen is less than 30 acres surrounding the lake. There are shruby patches of Cornus, Toxicodendron vernix, birch, and aspen, and large patches of Typha and Phragmites. There are many streams 1m wide, one larger one on the north side of the stream. Evidence of maintenence with burn piles and woody cuttings. In southwestern region of fen, 50m southwest of lake, 150m north of border. Carex/Asteraceae meadow with many grasses and shrubs of Betula pumila, Toxicodendron vernix, Cornus, Rhamnus, Frangula alnus, and tamarack. Ground +/- even and wet.
Description: Population - Common, but not dominating area, flowering.
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Access Rights: Contact Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
Record Id: 3b5cf251-945f-44bb-9343-b99f9709d823
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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