PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: MTH12-16
Taxon: Symphyotrichum novae-angliae L
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK33   
Date: 2012-06-21
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Mt Hope Road Fen
42.3089  -84.2024
Elevation: 259 meters (850ft)
Habitat: Prairie fen dominated by Carex, Asteraceae, and grasses but encroachment by shrubs (Rubus, Cornus, Betula, Toxicodendron vernix). A few pockets and walls of shrub-carr and wooded fen. Evidence of some management. Hummocky in areas from Carex stricta, other areas dominated by other Carex and Dasiphora fruticosa. In transition zone between Carex meadow and shrub zone dominated by Cornus, Salix, Toxicodendron vernix. One meter from a 40m tall quaking aspen tree. Ground with some tussocks (10-15cm), wet but not puddling.
Description: Population - A few growing up with other asters on hummock and hummock edges.
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Record Id: d84fd0a4-6583-47c4-9b89-20f9a533dddc
Occurrence ID (GUID): d84fd0a4-6583-47c4-9b89-20f9a533dddc
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