Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
(PFBP:Observations)
Catalog #: LGL33-13
Occurrence ID (GUID): 2a505157-d41c-431b-905d-6d9d6eae3bfe
Taxon: Cornus foemina Mill.
Family: Cornaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP238   
Date: 2014-06-05
Locality: United States, Michigan, Hillsdale, Little Goose Creek Grasslands
42.06013  -84.31714
Elevation: 303 meters (994ft)
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 encroachment; Carex stricta, Dasiphora fruticosa, Thelypteris palustris, Cornus, Salix, Frangula alnus.
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Record ID: 2a505157-d41c-431b-905d-6d9d6eae3bfe
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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