PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: IRQ28-2
Taxon: Eupatorium perfoliatum L.
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   JP28   
Date: 2012-07-26
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.9792  -83.9439
Elevation: 201 meters (659ft)
Habitat: Long and narrow, mostly emergent fen located west of the Raisin River. There are a few stand alone deciduous trees and shrubs and a few pockets of shrub-carr and decidous trees (birch, maple, sumac). Many streams present. Fen is well traveled with worn trails and several marked fence posts. Brush piles, old burn spots, and stumps mark an actively maintained fen. Small fen upland or side seep to main fen, 70m east of golf course. Ground dark, moist, with several springs and rivulets. Carex and Asteraceae dominate with shrubs of P. opulifolius, Frangula alnus, and trees of hickory and box elder. Hummocky ground.
Description: Population - Common, clumped in area, 3-7 per 1m2 for 20m2. Seen with Eutrochium maculatum.
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Record Id: e4289357-f41d-401a-944b-80ab49ae5e7d
Occurrence ID (GUID): e4289357-f41d-401a-944b-80ab49ae5e7d
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