Occurrence ID (GUID):
Cladium mariscoides (Muhl.) Torr.
Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski RHHK115
United States, Michigan, Jackson, Fay Lake Fen
251 meters (823ft)
Fen curves around east and south portions of the lake. Many "No Trespassing" signs posted. Mostly herbaceous Cyperaceae with shrubs on borders. Actively maintained by The Nature Conservancy. Fay Lake Road borders on east and south side fo fen. On thin finger of fen NE of lake, less than 10m from Fay Lake Road to the east, and the lake is 15m to the west. Brush pile 5m west. The ground is squishy and moist. Standing water in area. Dominant vegetation is Schoenoplectus and marsh ferns.
Fruits not developed. Difficult to separate achene from inflorescence, longer petioles, encased by bract. Flat-topped.Rhizomous growth.
Record ID: a4bf4c40-aff8-4704-a295-d1a2477de9ac