Central Michigan University
Catalog #: CMC00019070
Taxon: Symphyotrichum firmum (Nees) T & G
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett   RH61   
Date: 2012-05-17
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.9722  -83.9453
Elevation: 193 meters (633ft)
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. On western border of fen between wooded/bank of Hawthorn to the west and shrub-carr of Salix and Cornus. Skunk cabbage, Carex, and Typha common. Soil very mucky, difficult to walk without getting stuck.
Description: Population - only 1, do not see any more nearby, in sunniest location.
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Record Id: 57562c8f-d54d-4c4f-bc4c-0ac27a60e513
Occurrence ID (GUID): 57562c8f-d54d-4c4f-bc4c-0ac27a60e513
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Anna Monfils, Director (
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