PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: CHL4-1
Taxon: Eutrochium maculatum L.
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK47   
Date: 2012-06-28
Locality: United States, Michigan, Oakland, Chamberlain Lakes Fen
42.78629  -83.2015
Elevation: 253 meters (830ft)
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. 30m west of woodland border. Entered woodland from trail where the trail curves south. Cannot see lake from here. Carex dominant with strong shrub layer (25-30% canopy) of Rhamnaceae and beech or elm. Hickory, non-poison sumac, and Toxicodendron vernix. Ground moist but not wet.
Description: Population - Clumped, somewhat common in area, but not prominent, 1-3 per 1m2 area for 10m2.
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Record Id: 7141a4e4-bae6-49d6-a64c-b3b240a8b010
Occurrence ID (GUID): 7141a4e4-bae6-49d6-a64c-b3b240a8b010
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