PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LGL60-14
Taxon: Solidago riddellii Frank
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP221   
Date: 2014-07-31
Locality: United States, Michigan, Hillsdale, Little Goose Creek Grasslands
42.0612  -84.32245
Elevation: 304 meters (997ft)
Habitat: Mostly open prairie fen with strong prairie component. Bisected by Little Goose Creek. Some large swaths of Frangula alnus being treated by Michigan Nature Association. Weedy areas develop further downstream where fen narrows. Highly variable in regards to health of fen with some patches appearing pristine and other complet Phragmites australis stands. Private property is being heavily encroached by shrubs and turning the high quality fen into a patchwork of degraded/healthy fen. Mounded prairie fen with abundant prairie species with some Frangula alnus encroachment; common species in area include Dasiphora fruticosa, Andropogon gerardii. Doellingeria umbellata, and Rudbeckia fulgida. Ground moist but not inundated; on edge of heavier shrub encroachment.
Specimen Images
Access Rights: Contact Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
Record Id: 4dd0923b-0eeb-42d5-bb14-2a9644b08fa3
Occurrence ID (GUID): 4dd0923b-0eeb-42d5-bb14-2a9644b08fa3
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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