PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: BUC49-18
Occurrence ID (GUID): bcc2d5ad-164f-484f-a13a-5f3cb9b97221
Taxon: Andropogon gerardii Vitman
Family: Poaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP405   
Date: 16 June 2015
Locality: United States, Michigan, Oakland, Buckhorn Lake Fen
42.69973  -83.6172
Elevation: 299 meters (981ft)
Habitat: Large north-south fen; multiple ownser; many arms; large expanses of Carex stricta. Fen elongated and amoeboid with many small armas and large amounts of edge. Oak uplands often inserted intro prairie fen as peninsulas. Oftern large amounts of open water due to beaver flooding. Asjacent to railroad that runs the entire length of the fen. Cornus sericea and C. foemina invaded sedge meadow. Ground very spongy. Common species include Carex stricta, C. sterilis, Dasiphora fruticosa, Valeriana uliginosa, Glyceria striata, Typha latifolia, Galium boreale, and Pycnanthemum virginicum. Other than shrubs, would be good Poweshiek habitat.
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Record Id: bcc2d5ad-164f-484f-a13a-5f3cb9b97221
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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