Central Michigan University
Catalog #: CMC00019149
Occurrence ID (GUID): edccc275-afa9-4ce3-9655-1d58fa058b8d
Taxon: Equisetum laevigatum A. Braun
Family: Equisetaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK346   
Date: 2012-06-15
Locality: United States, Michigan, Livingston, Chilson Fen
42.5348  -83.8711
Elevation: 251 meters (823ft)
Habitat: A railroad (currently used andmaintained), runs almost the entire length. Within 20m on either side of the tracks is almost all herbaceous (weedy but diverse). Further from tracks there are many tamarack trees and shrubs including some autumn olive. 3m east of railroad in herbaceous roadside vegetation. Super diverse with Carex, Asteraceae, Apiaceae, Thelypteris palustris, Cornus, Asclepias, and more. Ground moist but not wet.
Description: Teeth and stem sheath - short, rounded, dark brown to black teeth, lighter green above sheath.Population - clumped, common, gets hidden within other vegetation, 3-7 individuals per 1m2 area for 40m north of railroad. Hollow stem, central cavity takes up 3
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Record ID: edccc275-afa9-4ce3-9655-1d58fa058b8d
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Anna Monfils, Director (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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