Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
(PFBP:Observations)
Catalog #: IRQ29-12
Occurrence ID (GUID): a5978ab4-e5c3-4d17-9bea-207915faaf41
Taxon: Cladium mariscoides (Muhl.) Torr.
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK513   
Date: 2012-07-26
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.9791  -83.9432
Elevation: 193 meters (633ft)
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. 100m east of golf course slope, 130m north of creek, 30m west of marl flat. Cyperaceae and Indian plantain dominated. No shrubs except Asclepias incarnata. Very wet soil, but no puddling.
Description: Population - Common and abundant, Several fruiting plants per 1m2. Associated with Schoenoplectus.
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Access Rights: Contact Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
Record ID: a5978ab4-e5c3-4d17-9bea-207915faaf41
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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