PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: IRQ57-1
Occurrence ID (GUID): 1b4f7c8d-0df3-4ad4-a7d9-f08df6b91782
Taxon: Dasiphora fruticosa L.
Family: Rosaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK301   
Date: 2013-05-28
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.97528  -83.94517
Elevation: 241 meters (790ft)
Habitat: Long and narrow, mostly emergent fen located west of the Raisin River. There are a few stand alone deciduous trees and shrubs and a few pockets of shrub-carr and decidous trees (birch, maple, sumac). Many streams present. Fen is well traveled with worn trails and several marked fence posts. Brush piles, old burn spots, and stumps mark an actively maintained fen. About 150m northwest of Ives sign, 80m east of road, 75m north trail. Area dominated by Typha, Poaceae, Cyperaceae, and Dasiphora fruticosa. 1-4 shrubs every 4m2 including D. fruticosa, Cornus, and Frangula alnus. Ground wet with puddles and Sphagnum. Standing water in quadrat. Ant mounds in area.
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Access Rights: Contact Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
Record Id: 1b4f7c8d-0df3-4ad4-a7d9-f08df6b91782
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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