PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LON75-16
Taxon: Silphium terebinthinaceum L.
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Clint Pogue   CP351   
Date: 2015-05-28
Locality: United States, Michigan, Oakland, Long Lake Fen
42.75513  -83.53662
Elevation: 289 meters (948ft)
Habitat: Very long heterogenous fen with marked spots of high diversity and other large weedy zones. Fen elevated on norther and southern margins and depressed near central lakes (2). Bordered on north by woodland as well as on southern edge, but southern edge has a railroad and nearby row-crop agriculture. Typhaspp. appear to be heavily impacting fen. Diverse area; about 30m south of woodland. Species in area include Muhlenbergia richardsonis, Dasiphora fruticosa, Solidago ohioensis, Sorghastrum nutans, Galium boreale, Carex sterilis, and Commandra umbellata. Some Frangula alnus and Cornus sericea starting to encroach. Soil very moist.
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Record Id: 322e9f9f-f919-4ab1-bdf1-e07e946a9dff
Occurrence ID (GUID): 322e9f9f-f919-4ab1-bdf1-e07e946a9dff
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