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Taxon:Schoenoplectus acutus (Bigelow) Á. Löve & D. Löve Family: Cyperaceae
United States, Michigan, Oakland, Long Lake Fen
290 meters (951ft)
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. Just east of Eaton road; area dominated by Schoenoplectus acutus, Dasiphora fruticosa, Carex lasiocarpa, and Cornus sericea. Moist ground also supports Betula pumila, Toxicodendron vernix, and Pycnanthemum virginicum.