PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: IRQ56-10
Taxon: Symphyotrichum firmum (Nees) T & G
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK474   
Date: 2013-05-30
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.97619  -83.94267
Elevation: 226 meters (741ft)
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. North of Ives sign 300m, 200m east of wooded upland, 75m west of wooded eastern border, 5m south east of living sycamore tree. Area dominated by ninebark and Frangula alnus, with Carex and aster underneath. Ground mostly flat, ground moist, but not wet.
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Record Id: a4f2e638-00ca-4d81-b7c9-8c483f6402bb
Occurrence ID (GUID): a4f2e638-00ca-4d81-b7c9-8c483f6402bb
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