Photo by Robert H. Read
Large forb (2 m) of marshes; leaves triangular, lobed, with a long pointed tip, glabrous; flower large, pink, and showy.
Status and Rank
- State Status: X
- State Rank: SX
- Global Rank: G5
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Known from a single collection in 1910 along Lake Erie, where this species could be expected to occur in coastal marshes.
Natural Community Types
No data are available concerning associates in Michigan.
A status survey is the primary need at the present, and should be conducted along the Lake Erie shore, where this species is reported to be spreading northward. If found, protection of hydrology and control of exotic species like Phragmites would likely be critical.
General Survey Guidelines
Random meander search covers areas that appear likely to have rare taxa, based on habitat and the judgment of the investigator.
- Meander search
Survey Period: From first week of August to fourth week of August
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