University of Wisconsin - Madison
Catalog #: v0108112WIS
Taxon: Carex sterilis Willd.
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Cochrane, Theodore S.; TPE Field Trip   14030   
Date: 2001-06-16
Verbatim Date: 2001-06-16
Locality: United States, Wisconsin, Waukesha, Eagle. Ca. 200 yds. WSW of small gravel parking lot, W side of Co. Hwy. N, 1.5 mi. S of jct. with Co. Hwy. ZZ, 2.0 mi. (airline distance) NW of Eagle.
42.89898955  -88.50551068 +-285m.
Verbatim Coordinates: T05N R17E sec17 NE4NE4;
Georeference Remarks: Latitude/Longitude was derived from the Township, Range, Section location. This causes an imprecision.
Elevation: 258 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 845 ft
Habitat: Small prairie fen occupying a peaty spot (scarcely a depression) surrounded by recovering wet-mesic prairie; apparently wetter earlier in the season. Carex sterilis-locally abundant, dominant in a 50-ft.-diameter circle, with Equisetum laevigatum, Helianthus grosseserratus, Liatris pycnostachya, Lysimachia quadriflora, Pentaphylloides floribunda, Pycnanthemum virginianum, Packera pseudaurea var. semicordata, Silphium terebinthinaceum, Thalictrum dasycarpum. Tract lies within a large block of DNR-owned grasslands (prairies, sedge meadows, fens, long-abandoned pastures and fields) that has the potential of becoming the largest and richest prairie in the state.
Record Id: f34ff9ac-5a0f-49f5-ac90-8e0a5adf9547
Occurrence ID (GUID): f0eb52c0-6199-443d-87bb-01cca98e8cf7
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Mary Ann Feist (mfeist@wisc.edu)
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