Central Michigan University Herbarium
Catalog #: CMC00019227
Taxon: Epilobium parviflorum Schreb.
Family: Onagraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK896   
Date: 2013-07-22
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.98219  -83.94154
Elevation: 238 meters (781ft)
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 northwestern most section of fen, 20m east of golf course, raised above main fen, 60m south of northern border. Area dominated by Cyperaceae, Geum, Asteraceae, and Epilobium. Shrubs common and abundant: Salix, ninebark, Sambucus canadensis, and Quercus. Standing water and beer cans in area.
Description: Flower - elongate inferior ovary, petals purple to pink, petals 5-8mm long and notched, pubescent peduncles. Population - widespread and abundant in immediate area, 6-20 per 1m2 for 20m2. Branching and flowering, up to 1.5m tall. Associated with Impatiens
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Record Id: 2bae3d42-2e50-45eb-a874-fa906d15ff1c
Occurrence ID (GUID): 2bae3d42-2e50-45eb-a874-fa906d15ff1c
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