PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: WLF69-5
Taxon: Symphyotrichum firmum (Nees) T & G
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP163   
Date: 2014-08-13
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Concord Fen
42.14057  -84.66776
Elevation: 303 meters (994ft)
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. Western edge of Typha latifolia dominating in middle of eastern pocket of prairie fen; Asteraceae-dominated sedge meadow to west and more or less T. latifolia monoculture to the east; common species include Symphyotrichum firmum, Caltha palustris, Carex stricta, Toxicodendron vernix, and Eupatorium perfoliatum. Ground wet and sometimes inundated.
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Access Rights: Contact Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
Record Id: 7a2e963d-1339-40a1-bdb3-087593087228
Occurrence ID (GUID): 7a2e963d-1339-40a1-bdb3-087593087228
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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