PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: IRQ47-8
Taxon: Angelica atropurpurea L.
Family: Apiaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK608   
Date: 2013-05-29
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.98008  -83.94215
Elevation: 239 meters (784ft)
Habitat: Long and narrow, mostly emergent fen located west of the Raisin River. There are a few stand alone deciduous trees and shrubs and a few pockets of shrub-carr and decidous trees (birch, maple, sumac). Many streams present. Fen is well traveled with worn trails and several marked fence posts. Brush piles, old burn spots, and stumps mark an actively maintained fen. In northern section of fen on mounded or higher Cyperaceae dominated section, next to golf course, 10m east of fen border. Area dominated by Cyperaceae with some asters and Thelypteris palustris. Shrubs under 1m and density of 4-6 per 5m2. Shrubs are usually Salix, Frangula alnus or Cornus. Ground sloped toward east and standing water in area.
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Record Id: d0b35407-192d-4bf6-b8d0-71074674f871
Occurrence ID (GUID): d0b35407-192d-4bf6-b8d0-71074674f871
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