PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LFN20-13
Occurrence ID (GUID): 7fe641a8-5ef4-457f-96ba-ca92e161876f
Taxon: Valeriana uliginosa (Torr. & A. Gray) Rydb.
Family: Valerianaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK298   
Date: 2013-08-08
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Liberty North Fen
42.09026  -84.44775
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 portion of prairie fen, 60m south of Grand River, 5m east of 5m tall Larix laricina, 10m north of Cornus foemina grove. Area dominated by Cyperaceae and Asteraceae with Iris, Dasiphora fruticosa, and Cornus. Some Lythrum salicaria invasion. Ground hummocky and water puddles in footsteps.
Description: Population - Abundant, basal leaves acts as ground cover in many areas, especially to the south. No flowers.
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Record Id: 7fe641a8-5ef4-457f-96ba-ca92e161876f
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