Central Michigan University
(CMC)
Catalog #: CMC00019322
Occurrence ID (GUID): e494d38e-7675-491f-9bb7-b6fb050f6adc
Taxon: Cornus foemina Mill.
Family: Cornaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK65   
Date: 2012-05-23
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Nirdlinger Fen
42.3501  -84.1831
Elevation: 244 meters (800ft)
Habitat: Small fen dominated by Carex. Several shrub zones of Cornus and a large wooded zone of Tamarack, Cornus, and poplur. Autumn olive encroaching on edges and some within fen on northern side. Nirdlingers maintain surrounding prairie. Homeowner to north manacures land in the lawn fashion to the edge of his property. In hummocky Carex dominated area with shrubs of Cornus or autumn olive every 4 - 5m2. About 10m from 4 tamarack trees. Northern area of fen. East of tree pocket 200m. Ground hummocky and moist, but no standing water. Stand of 3m aspen 10m to the southwest, Salix to the west.
Description: Population - clumped, 6-7 individuals in 1m2 area for 50m2. Found near sedges, autumn olive, and ferns on moist ground.
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Record ID: e494d38e-7675-491f-9bb7-b6fb050f6adc
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Anna Monfils, Director (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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