Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LFN25-4
Occurrence ID (GUID): 78914346-b5c9-476d-be08-29b697d9348f
Taxon: Lythrum salicaria L.
Family: Lythraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK461   
Date: 2013-08-08
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Liberty North Fen
42.09271  -84.4453
Elevation: 314 meters (1030ft)
Habitat: Fen on county and private land and managed by The Nature Conservancy. Grand River travels through center of fen (4m wide). Near river area dominated by Cyperaceae, Typha, and Dasiphora fruticosa; shrubs of Rubus and Cornus near woodland upland edges. In northeastern most portion of prairie fen, 60cm south of northern border, 2m west of Grand River, 60m east of wet woods. Area dominated by Carex with some Solidago, Eupatorium perfoliatum, and Eutrochium maculatum. Ground wet with standing water. Lythrum salicaria has invaded but not yet dominant.
Description: Population - Small individuals in area. On wet soil with Equisetum fluviatile, Eupatorium perfoliatum, Eutrochium maculatum. 3-5 per 1m2 for 20m2.
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Record ID: 78914346-b5c9-476d-be08-29b697d9348f
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