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Taxon:Schoenoplectus acutus (Bigelow) Á. Löve & D. Löve Family: Cyperaceae
United States, Michigan, Oakland, Long Lake Fen
283 meters (928ft)
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. Typha angustifolia invaded edge of high quality prairie fen; Poweshiek type habitat. Also included is Schoenoplectus acutus, Carex stricta, and C. lasiocarpa. Dasiphora common to the south along with C. sterilis, Solidago ohioensis, and Eleocharis rostellata.