PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: RLF14-8
Taxon: Eutrochium maculatum L.
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK47   
Date: 2013-06-17
Locality: United States, Michigan, Washtenaw, Riker Lake Fen
42.37085  -83.99986
Elevation: 284 meters (932ft)
Habitat: Very shrubby lakeside fen. Mostly sedge meadow and wooded fen. Dominant vegetation includes Carex stricta, C. hystericina, Rosa, Frangula alnus, Larix laricina, Toxicodendron vernix, and Symphylotrichum firmum. Invaded by Phalaris arundinacea, Frangula alnus, and Rosa multiflora. Some boggy areas in the northeast. Drosera rotundifolia were found on Sphagnum hummocks in wooded fen. In southern section, ATV or truck activity, in open sedge meadow. Possible hunting site. In western part of fen, 10m north of southern border, 100m east of western border. Sedge meadow dominated by Carex, Onoclea sensibilis, Phalaris arundinacea, and Asteraceae. Shrub or tree every 9-15m2, usually Toxicodendron vernix. Ground hummocky and puddles in footsteps.
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Record Id: 12bec475-cfaf-478c-8e13-1c1b9c67255d
Occurrence ID (GUID): 12bec475-cfaf-478c-8e13-1c1b9c67255d
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