PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: CFQ26-6
Taxon: Symphyotrichum firmum (Nees) T & G
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK645   
Date: 2012-08-23
Locality: United States, Michigan, Livingston, Chilson Fen
42.53242  -83.86838
Elevation: 253 meters (830ft)
Habitat: A railroad (currently used andmaintained), runs almost the entire length. Within 20m on either side of the tracks is almost all herbaceous (weedy but diverse). Further from tracks there are many tamarack trees and shrubs including some autumn olive. Less than 20m NE of quadrat 25, 10m west of stream in about the north-south center of fen. Still wooded fen but less dense tamaracks and they are larger. More dense Toxicodendron vernix. Ground +/- even and wet-mossy.
Description: Population - Branching, no budding.
Specimen Images
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Record Id: 36d81911-7f36-4c7b-a58a-c6e0339d97ed
Occurrence ID (GUID): 36d81911-7f36-4c7b-a58a-c6e0339d97ed
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