Central Michigan University Herbarium
Catalog #: CMC00019220
Taxon: Epilobium hirsutum L.
Family: Onagraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK811   
Date: 2013-05-29
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.98008  -83.94215
Elevation: 239 meters (784ft)
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 northern section of fen on mounded or higher Cyperaceae dominated section, next to golf course, 10m east of fen border. Area dominated by Cyperaceae with some asters and Thelypteris palustris. Shrubs under 1m and density of 4-6 per 5m2. Shrubs are usually Salix, Frangula alnus or Cornus. Ground sloped toward east and standing water in area.
Description: Population - Common. Clumped. 1-3 per m2 for 20m2. Seen amongst asters, sedges, Salix, and Cornus on wet soil.
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Record Id: cbc44db4-482e-424f-a6c3-2fc1f1ada226
Occurrence ID (GUID): cbc44db4-482e-424f-a6c3-2fc1f1ada226
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