PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LGL21-2
Taxon: Symphyotrichum firmum (Nees) T & G
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP163   
Date: 2014-06-06
Locality: United States, Michigan, Hillsdale, Little Goose Creek Grasslands
42.06078  -84.32114
Elevation: 304 meters (997ft)
Habitat: Mostly open prairie fen with strong prairie component. Bisected by Little Goose Creek. Some large swaths of Frangula alnus being treated by Michigan Nature Association. Weedy areas develop further downstream where fen narrows. Highly variable in regards to health of fen with some patches appearing pristine and other complet Phragmites australis stands. Private property is being heavily encroached by shrubs and turning the high quality fen into a patchwork of degraded/healthy fen. Carex stricta dominated area with significant amount of Frangula alnus. Very hummocky. Wet but not inundated; Thelypteris palustris and Symphyotrichum firmum very common.
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Record Id: 84a17530-7725-46f1-b79f-dff662141e2e
Occurrence ID (GUID): 84a17530-7725-46f1-b79f-dff662141e2e
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