Central Michigan University Herbarium
Catalog #: CMC00019199
Taxon: Epilobium hirsutum L.
Family: Onagraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK467   
Date: 2012-06-30
Locality: United States, Michigan, Oakland, Chamberlain Lakes Fen
42.78653  -83.19755
Elevation: 263 meters (863ft)
Habitat: Heart Lake - Prairie fen surrounding lake. Appears to be heavily encroached by invasives (Phalaris arundinacea, Typha angustifolia, Phragmites australis) surrounded by wooded upland. Heron rookery on southwest side around to the north side. Most of rookery old, but a few nests remain. Shoe Lake - Lakeside fen surrounded by woodland. Similar to Heart Lake. No management apparent. Less than 10m west of Harmon Road, 20m south of canoe launch. Typha, Lythrum, and Asteraceae stand. Few flowering Phragmites australis, more to the west. Ground moist but no water pooling. Some 2m Cornus shrubs.
Description: Population - not common, singly, 2 per 4m2, associated with loosestrife, asters, and mint.
Specimen Images
Record Id: 736b53c6-fe2b-4343-84d0-5facf94064dc
Occurrence ID (GUID): 736b53c6-fe2b-4343-84d0-5facf94064dc
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