PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: IRQ63-7
Taxon: Symphyotrichum firmum (Nees) T & G
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK474   
Date: 2013-05-27
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.97169  -83.94573
Elevation: 231 meters (758ft)
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. In southern portion of fen, 300m south of sign, 100m east of Raisin Center Highway. Area dominated by Carex and Poaceae. Shrubs of Frangula alnus every 1m2. Ground sloped toward River Raisin, ant mounds occasionally.
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Record Id: dee4fe55-d2ec-4808-b744-401afe68e06e
Occurrence ID (GUID): dee4fe55-d2ec-4808-b744-401afe68e06e
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