PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: IRQ22-15
Taxon: Sanicula odorata (Raf.) Pryer & Phillippe
Family: Apiaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   HK11   
Date: 2012-05-21
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.9682  -83.9434
Elevation: 183 meters (600ft)
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 southern portion of fen in herbaceous area surrounded by berry brambles. There have been woody cuttings in the area and there are wood piles around. I can see the river Raisin 100m to the east. Dominant vegetation is asters and berry bushes.
Description: Same as plant 36 Pop.- Found under taller vegetation ~7-10 individuals per 1m2 area. In shaded, firmer areas. Mostly underneath asters & taller individuals
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Record Id: 4246494b-1e04-4e31-95fa-d528be6061fa
Occurrence ID (GUID): 4246494b-1e04-4e31-95fa-d528be6061fa
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