PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: IRQ5-10
Taxon: Eupatorium perfoliatum L.
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   JP28   
Date: 2012-05-22
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.9791  -83.9432
Elevation: 197 meters (646ft)
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. 60-70m from road/western boundary of the fen. Few shrubs seen until 10-50m in any direction. Stream can be heard to the southeast. 10m area dominated by Typha, Eleocharis, and sporadic Asteraceae, some Dasiphora fruticosa.
Description: Population - Sparce in area, 2-3 individuals per 4m2. Growing in Typha and Eleocharis.
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Record Id: 6445de7d-edc1-4fd1-af0c-caf5c583534b
Occurrence ID (GUID): 6445de7d-edc1-4fd1-af0c-caf5c583534b
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