Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: CHL9-1
Occurrence ID (GUID): 4c2ddc62-b993-4d68-b5a0-46a1ab0f2364
Taxon: Typha angustifolia L.
Family: Typhaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK9   
Date: 2012-06-30
Locality: United States, Michigan, Oakland, Chamberlain Lakes Fen
42.78653  -83.19755
Elevation: 263 meters (863ft)
Habitat: Heart Lake - Prairie fen surrounding lake. Appears to be heavily encroached by invasives (Phalaris arundinacea, Typha angustifolia, Phragmites australis) surrounded by wooded upland. Heron rookery on southwest side around to the north side. Most of rookery old, but a few nests remain. Shoe Lake - Lakeside fen surrounded by woodland. Similar to Heart Lake. No management apparent. Less than 10m west of Harmon Road, 20m south of canoe launch. Typha, Lythrum, and Asteraceae stand. Few flowering Phragmites australis, more to the west. Ground moist but no water pooling. Some 2m Cornus shrubs.
Description: Population - Clumped, common, seen amongst Lythrum salicaria and Typha angustifolia. Could potentially be a hybrid, but there are no flowers to confirm otherwise.
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Record ID: 4c2ddc62-b993-4d68-b5a0-46a1ab0f2364
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