PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: WLQ26-2
Occurrence ID (GUID): 812520e8-4df4-47f5-bafc-011de8bbbee9
Taxon: Dasiphora fruticosa L.
Family: Rosaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   HK16   
Date: 2012-08-06
Locality: United States, Michigan, Washtenaw, Whelan Lake Fen
42.09058  -84.11577
Elevation: 253 meters (830ft)
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. North of lake 40m, Poaceae dominated area with Dasiphora fruticosa, Thelypteris palustris, and Pycnanthemum virginianum. Shrub layer 0-2 per 1m2 of Cornus, Rhamnus, and Toxicodendron vernix. Ground hummocky and moist.
Description: Population - Clumped, pretty common in area. 1-3 per 1m2 fro 50m2. Flowering.
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Record Id: 812520e8-4df4-47f5-bafc-011de8bbbee9
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