PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LGL25-1
Occurrence ID (GUID): 9b1dbe85-c508-48dc-b044-49ade2e822c5
Taxon: Dasiphora fruticosa L.
Family: Rosaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP141   
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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