Central Michigan University
Catalog #: CMC00019098
Taxon: Symphyotrichum firmum (Nees) T & G
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK571   
Date: 2012-07-31
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Nirdlinger Fen
42.34872  -84.18162
Elevation: 247 meters (810ft)
Habitat: Small fen dominated by Carex. Several shrub zones of Cornus and a large wooded zone of Tamarack, Cornus, and poplur. Autumn olive encroaching on edges and some within fen on northern side. Nirdlingers maintain surrounding prairie. Homeowner to north manacures land in the lawn fashion to the edge of his property. 80m south of wooded section in northern center part of fen. Typha stand 50m north. 150m east of western border, center on the north-south axis of fen. Carex meadow with ferns and a few Asteraceae. Ground hummocky and uneven with moist soils.
Description: Population - some branching, but no buds. Associated with Onoclea sensibilis and Solidago.
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Record Id: 61780c0c-ff52-446c-b063-5b4401c73071
Occurrence ID (GUID): 61780c0c-ff52-446c-b063-5b4401c73071
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