PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: BRD9-11
Occurrence ID (GUID): ed1b4e0c-def1-455c-8674-045649978147
Taxon: Galium boreale L.
Family: Rubiaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK299   
Date: 2013-07-02
Locality: United States, Michigan, Oakland, Brandt Road Fen
42.85094  -83.47031
Elevation: 291 meters (954ft)
Habitat: State-owned prairie fen (public hunting) with mostly sedge meadow zones and interspersed small marl zones. Several manmade channels and small creeks run through it. Prevelant vegetation includes Carex sterilis, Dasiphora fruticosa, Larix laricina, Pycnanthemum virginianum, Doellingeria umbellata, Eutrochium maculatum, Scheonoplectus tabernaimontanii, Rhamnus alnifolia, and Cornus. Heavy invasion of Frangula alnus. Some Toxicodendron vernix but is not dense in most areas. Evidence of recent burn with burnt logs, snags, small brush, and little dead ground vegetation in some areas. Also evidence of humans and possible ATV traffic. In southwest portion of prairie fen, 125m north of Perryville Road, 2m SE of Acorus americanus and Typha stand, near aspen grove. Area dominated by Carex and Asteraceae with Typha and Cornus. Ground hummocky and wet. Evidence of recent fire in area.
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