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Taxon:Leersia oryzoides L. Family: Poaceae
United States, Michigan, Jackson, Grand River Fen
322 meters (1056ft)
Prairie fen with sedge meadow zone common throughout, wooded fen with many tamaracks (Larix laricina); lots of Frangula alnus. Very long, narrow fen. Split by the headwaters of the Grand River. East side owned by The Nature Conservancy, west side mostly privately owned. Grand River is too deep/silty to cross without use of footbridges. Many zones in fen. Periodic shurbby zones; invasives; Phalaris arundinacea common. Typha latifolia and Lythrum salicaria invaded area; very weedy; ground wet but not inundated; other species in area include Thelypteris palustris, Carex lacustris, Onoclea sensibiilis, Eutrochium maculatum.