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Taxon:Schoenoplectus acutus (Bigelow) Á. Löve & D. Löve Family: Cyperaceae
United States, Michigan, Oakland, Long Lake Fen
286 meters (938ft)
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. Wet nutrient poor area with Drosera rotundifolia, Sarracenia purpurea, Solidago ohioensis, Dasiphora fruticosa, Schoenoplectus acutus, Triglochin maritimus, Rhyncospora capillacea, Pogonia ophioglossoides, and Muhlenbergia richardsonis. Ground very soft and wet.