PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: WLQ22-6
Occurrence ID (GUID): 08bcd509-603e-4e85-b79e-f0adc1e95a97
Taxon: Andropogon gerardii Vitman
Family: Poaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK494   
Date: 2012-08-06
Locality: United States, Michigan, Washtenaw, Whelan Lake Fen
42.08985  -84.11682
Elevation: 254 meters (833ft)
Habitat: Fen dominated by Carex stricta and Typha. Many Cornus and Toxicodendron vernix shrubs too. The ground is hummocky and wet. There is a lake at the center. The fen is surrounded mostly by trees and forest swamp or upland. In shrub zone of the northwest part of fen 200m east of western border. Carex with shrub layer of mostly Cornus. Ground tussocky and moist.
Description: Population - Growing in clumps between Carex tussocks. Some stems turning purple, none flowering nearby. Associated with other grasses.
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Record Id: 08bcd509-603e-4e85-b79e-f0adc1e95a97
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