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Fen ~ Photo Location 003


  • Wetland General Ecological Category: Fen

  • Michigan Natural Features Inventory (MNFI) Natural Community Classifaction (if applicable): Prairie Fen

  • State Rank: S3 = vulnerable in the state due to a restricted range, relatively few occurrences, recent and widespread declines, or other factors making it vulnerable to extirpation.

  • Notable Feature At This Site: upwelling groundwater and large "mounded" areas of saturated peat

  • Photographed during May 2011.

  • Southwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan

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