PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: WLF39-5
Taxon: Symphyotrichum firmum (Nees) T & G
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP163   
Date: 2014-08-14
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Concord Fen
42.14178  -84.6853
Elevation: 302 meters (991ft)
Habitat: Large fen with high quality portions on eastern edge. Beautiful large Larix laricina trees shelter very diverse ribbons of fen. Large west portion is dominated by weedy species including Agrostis gigantea. Phalaris arundinacea dominates the fen/woodland interfaces. Bordered on north by creek and on south by woodland upland. Carex stricta dominated are in western portion of fen; Agrostis gigantea and Phalaris arundinacea also common; on edge of mostly Cornus foemina shrub line. About 1m to the east of shrub line. Other species in area include Solidago gigantea, Persicaria hydropiperoides, Eutrochium maculatum, Ulmus americana, Mentha canadensis, and Lathyrus palustris. Ground moist but not wet.
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Access Rights: Contact Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
Record Id: a774813c-686b-4865-a623-dd6e6b65d6ed
Occurrence ID (GUID): a774813c-686b-4865-a623-dd6e6b65d6ed
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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