PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: CFQ21-10
Taxon: Symphyotrichum firmum (Nees) T & G
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK645   
Date: 2012-08-24
Locality: United States, Michigan, Livingston, Chilson Fen
42.53502  -83.86974
Elevation: 251 meters (823ft)
Habitat: A railroad (currently used andmaintained), runs almost the entire length. Within 20m on either side of the tracks is almost all herbaceous (weedy but diverse). Further from tracks there are many tamarack trees and shrubs including some autumn olive. 80m north of railroad tracks, 50m south of Chilson Road. Ground hummocky and moist, dominated by Carex with Betula pumila, Typha, and tamarack.
Description: Population - Common. Branching, no buds.
Specimen Images
Access Rights: Contact Anna K Monfils (
Record Id: f1fb82f9-e4aa-4de3-8a9f-394c4df6abdb
Occurrence ID (GUID): f1fb82f9-e4aa-4de3-8a9f-394c4df6abdb
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Anna K Monfils (
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