Chicago Botanic Garden
Catalog #: 8872
Taxon: Corylus americana Walter
Family: Betulaceae
Collector: S. Masi, J. Epting   7917   
Date: 1996-08-29
Verbatim Date: 1996-8-29
Locality: United States, Illinois, Cook, Thornton Fractional Prairie.
Location Remarks: Thornton Fractinoal Prairie, Calumet City: 156th St. and Superior St. South central section of prairie, near two isolated black oaks.
Habitat: Small oak savanna island in mesic prairie
Associated Species: Quercus velutina, Coreopsis tripteris, Smilacina stellata, Rhus glabra, Silphium integrifolium, Baptisia leucantha, Aster azureus, Helianthus divaricatus, Solidago nemoralis
Description: Large shrub thicket 15'x7', 4' high. No fruits visible. Catkins formed. Larger thicket nearby
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Record Id: 6e98aa50-b3fd-4680-a6e0-f3ddeb0fd43f
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Nyree Zerega (
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