PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LAL24-8
Taxon: Angelica atropurpurea L.
Family: Apiaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   HK20   
Date: 2012-08-13
Locality: United States, Michigan, Livingston, Little Appleton Lake Fen
42.50489  -83.83804
Elevation: 238 meters (781ft)
Habitat: The fen is less than 30 acres surrounding the lake. There are shruby patches of Cornus, Toxicodendron vernix, birch, and aspen, and large patches of Typha and Phragmites. There are many streams 1m wide, one larger one on the north side of the stream. Evidence of maintenence with burn piles and woody cuttings. On southern edge of fen, south of lake, area dominated by Typha, Carex, Impatiens capensis, Frangula alnus, aspen, and Toxicodendron vernix. Ground is wet and full of ant mounds (60cm tall).
Description: Population - 10-60cm tall, none flowering or fruiting. Associated with Toxicodendron vernix, Pycnanthemum virginianum, and Carex.
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Record Id: b0ae5a76-0a76-467e-a6d5-c2bac9c5f53c
Occurrence ID (GUID): b0ae5a76-0a76-467e-a6d5-c2bac9c5f53c
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