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University of Wisconsin - Madison
Catalog #: v0195292WIS
Taxon: Carex platyphylla J.Carey
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Cochrane, Theodore S.; Cochrane, Barbara A.   13280-a   
Date: 1994-06-22
Locality: United States, Wisconsin, Door, Gently sloping E side of N-S oriented low ridge bordering W side of Kangaroo Lake, W side of Kangaroo Lake Road at intersection with (N side of) Beach Road, 2.6mi. due SW of Bailey's Harbor, 4mi. due N of Jacksonport
Verbatim Coordinates: T30N R27E sec25
Elevation: 192 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 630 ft
Habitat: Rich Acer saccharum (1 dom.)-Fagus grandifolia (2 dom.) forest with Betula papyrifera and Fraxinus americana (no coniferous trees); shrubs and saplings (Taxus canadensis, Ostrya virginiana, Prunus virginiana, Fraxinus americana) all infrequent; groundlayer species typical for the community, fewer in number and density than in same woods across (S side) road. Along the edges and between the two Carex platyphylla colonies occured the following associates: Poa compressa, Carex pensylvanica (very abundant), Maianthemum canadense, Trillium grandiflorum, Diervilla lonicera, Aralia nudicaulis, Aster macrophyllus (very common), Solidago flexicaulis (very common), and Acer saccharum and Fraxinus americana seedlings. Kiva sandy loam on old beach dune (abandoned shoreline of glacial lake). Gently sloping E side of N-S oriented low ridge bordering W side of lake.
Specimen Images
Record Id: f78e7207-8995-4f0d-812a-462bd2e93496
Occurrence ID (GUID): c678008c-f95b-11e2-9dec-002590257708
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Mary Ann Feist (mfeist@wisc.edu)
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