PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: BRD18-7
Occurrence ID (GUID): 720dec54-24ce-4703-8d2f-b72ae233fe05
Taxon: Symphyotrichum lanceolatum (Willd.) G. L. Nesom
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK855   
Date: 2013-09-06
Locality: United States, Michigan, Oakland, Brandt Road Fen
42.85033  -83.4707
Elevation: 292 meters (958ft)
Habitat: State-owned prairie fen (public hunting) with mostly sedge meadow zones and interspersed small marl zones. Several manmade channels and small creeks run through it. Prevelant vegetation includes Carex sterilis, Dasiphora fruticosa, Larix laricina, Pycnanthemum virginianum, Doellingeria umbellata, Eutrochium maculatum, Scheonoplectus tabernaimontanii, Rhamnus alnifolia, and Cornus. Heavy invasion of Frangula alnus. Some Toxicodendron vernix but is not dense in most areas. Evidence of recent burn with burnt logs, snags, small brush, and little dead ground vegetation in some areas. Also evidence of humans and possible ATV traffic. In southwestern portion of prairie fen, 10m north of Perryville Road, 3m east of Frangula alnus front. Area dominated by Typha angustifolia, Phragmites australis subsp. australis, Equisetum and Asteraceae. Ground level and moist.
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