Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LFN9-13
Occurrence ID (GUID): f3684491-abac-4bd6-a061-c8b619fa2772
Taxon: Boehmeria cylindrica (L.) Sw.
Family: Urticaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK613   
Date: 2013-06-03
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Liberty North Fen
42.09086  -84.44619
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 central (east-west) portion of Prairie fen, south of Grand River and east of tributary, 300m north of Buck's property, 400-500m west of eastern border. Area dominated by Typha, Carex, and Lythrum salicaria. Frangula alnus and Rhamnus alnifolia, and Cornus saplings and shrub common every 1m2. Ground hummocky and wet, puddles in footsteps.
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