PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: MTH20-1
Taxon: Toxicodendron vernix (L.) Kuntze
Family: Anacardiaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   TOXVER   
Date: 2012-08-14
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Mt Hope Road Fen
42.30886  -84.20505
Elevation: 260 meters (853ft)
Habitat: Prairie fen dominated by Carex, Asteraceae, and grasses but encroachment by shrubs (Rubus, Cornus, Betula, Toxicodendron vernix). A few pockets and walls of shrub-carr and wooded fen. Evidence of some management. Hummocky in areas from Carex stricta, other areas dominated by other Carex and Dasiphora fruticosa. Shrub encroachment on Asteraceae meadow, just west of shrub-Phragmites wall and north 40m from through point. Shrubs: Toxicodendron vernix, Cornus, tamarack. Herbaceous: Dasiphora fruticosa, Thelypteris palustris, and Asteraceae. Ground tussocky and moist.
Description: Population - Common and abundant, 0.4-4m tall, taller with berries, 1 per 1m2.
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Record Id: 4a568c96-50b4-4555-943e-b8e8e1c9b730
Occurrence ID (GUID): 4a568c96-50b4-4555-943e-b8e8e1c9b730
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