University of Wisconsin - Madison
Catalog #: v0195302WIS
Taxon: Carex prairea Dewey
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Cochrane, Theodore S.   13568   
Date: 1995-06-24
Locality: United States, Wisconsin, Waushara, Fen all along E shore (running for at least 1,200 feet) of Bass Lake, E of Wis. Hwy 22, 3900-4200 ft. S of CTH YY, 5 mi. due S of Wautoma
44.00238262  -89.28218492 +-569m.  86604
Verbatim Coordinates: T18N R10E sec26
Georeference Remarks: Latitude/Longitude was derived from the Township, Range, Section location. This causes an imprecision.
Elevation: 252 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 826 ft
Habitat: Extensive, diverse and open fen. Upper edge of fen in narrow transition zone with adjoining shrub carr; Carex sterilis dom., with Equisetum arvense, Thelypters palustris var. pubescens, Typha latifolia, Carex stricta, Stellaria longifoliua, S. palustris, Parnassia glauca, and. Potentilla fruticosa spp. floribunda. (I used to think the habitats of Carex prairea and C. diandra were subtly distinct, but the latter is abundant in this fen, its densest concentration being near the lakeshore about 60 ft. from the spot with C. prairea.). Main wet meadow, Carex sterilis dominant, C. lasopcarpa subdom., with Thelypteris palustris var. pubescens, Parnassia glauca, & Potentilla fruticosa ssp. floribunda all abundant, & Equisetum arvense, E. fluiatile, Carex buxbaumii, C. leptalea, C. interior, Eleocharis erythropoda, E. compressa, E. pauciflora var. fernaldii, Eriophorum viridicarinatum, Liparis loeselii, Salix spp. (incl. S. candida, S. pedicellaris), Drosera rotundifolia, Pedicularis lanceolata
Occurrence Remarks: Very local.
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Record Id: 3dcce0e1-5daf-4976-8ad9-1af73533478f
Occurrence ID (GUID): c678140a-f95b-11e2-9dec-002590257708
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Mary Ann Feist (mfeist@wisc.edu)
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