Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LON15-4
Occurrence ID (GUID): 57915c09-3d5e-4c1c-aeb6-52257966ffeb
Taxon: Carex sterilis Willd.
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP173   
Date: 2015-06-04
Locality: United States, Michigan, Oakland, Long Lake Fen
42.76127  -83.56213
Elevation: 284 meters (932ft)
Habitat: Very long heterogenous fen with marked spots of high diversity and other large weedy zones. Fen elevated on norther and southern margins and depressed near central lakes (2). Bordered on north by woodland as well as on southern edge, but southern edge has a railroad and nearby row-crop agriculture. Typhaspp. appear to be heavily impacting fen. Cyperaceae and Dasiphora fruticosa dominated area with some Rhamnus alnifolia. Cyperaceae species include Schoenoplectus acutus, Carex sterilis, Carex tetanica, C. leptalea, C. lasiocarpa, and Eleocharis rostellata. Muhlenbergia richardsonis also present.
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