PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: MTH17-19
Occurrence ID (GUID): b18e3463-ed9b-47cd-8d28-cec238e18e99
Taxon: Galium boreale L.
Family: Rubiaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK76   
Date: 2012-08-15
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Mt Hope Road Fen
42.3091  -84.2071
Elevation: 260 meters (853ft)
Habitat: Prairie fen dominated by Carex, Asteraceae, and grasses but encroachment by shrubs (Rubus, Cornus, Betula, Toxicodendron vernix). A few pockets and walls of shrub-carr and wooded fen. Evidence of some management. Hummocky in areas from Carex stricta, other areas dominated by other Carex and Dasiphora fruticosa. In central portion of fen, west of Rubus wall. Transition zone between Poaceae/Carex/Asteraceae meadow and a shrubbier zone. Shrubs include Betula pumila, Cornus, and Salix. Ground +/- level, moist.
Description: Population - No fruits, no flowers, erect, not very prickly. Associated with Thelypteris palustris.
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