Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
(PFBP:Observations)
Catalog #: LGL25-10
Occurrence ID (GUID): a9ca9964-b14b-4313-bc70-c21f1b267f1c
Taxon: Cornus foemina Mill.
Family: Cornaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP238   
Date: 2014-06-05
Locality: United States, Michigan, Hillsdale, Little Goose Creek Grasslands
42.05893  -84.31806
Elevation: 304 meters (997ft)
Habitat: Mostly open prairie fen with strong prairie component. Bisected by Little Goose Creek. Some large swaths of Frangula alnus being treated by Michigan Nature Association. Weedy areas develop further downstream where fen narrows. Highly variable in regards to health of fen with some patches appearing pristine and other complet Phragmites australis stands. Private property is being heavily encroached by shrubs and turning the high quality fen into a patchwork of degraded/healthy fen. Sedge meadow on edge of shrub-encroached zone; alongside old 2-track trail; Juniperus trees around quadrat; Dasiphora, Thelypteris, Pycnanthemum, Frangula abundant; soils wet but rarely inundated.
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Record ID: a9ca9964-b14b-4313-bc70-c21f1b267f1c
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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