PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LAL21-4
Taxon: Dichanthelium implicatum (Scribn.) Kerguelen
Family: Poaceae
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Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK296   
Date: 2012-08-09
Locality: United States, Michigan, Livingston, Little Appleton Lake Fen
42.50705  -83.83838
Elevation: 237 meters (777ft)
Habitat: The fen is less than 30 acres surrounding the lake. There are shruby patches of Cornus, Toxicodendron vernix, birch, and aspen, and large patches of Typha and Phragmites. There are many streams 1m wide, one larger one on the north side of the stream. Evidence of maintenence with burn piles and woody cuttings. 30m north of lake, 70m west of path, Cyperaceae and Dasiphora fruticosa dominant in a pocket of Toxicodendron vernix and Frangula alnus shrubs (3m tall with berries). Ground bouncy, peaty, and wet.
Description: Population - Small grass, fruiting. Associated with Schoenoplectus, small clumps or singly.
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Record Id: e5863334-9313-487b-b8f9-cee34cfad1c6
Occurrence ID (GUID): e5863334-9313-487b-b8f9-cee34cfad1c6
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