Occurrence ID (GUID):
Sambucus canadensis L.
Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski RHHK360
United States, Michigan, Livingston, Chilson Fen
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. 150m west of railroad, 100m south of boardwalk in a Typha stand with Asteraceae under layer and shrub layer of alder (4-5m tall), Cornus (2-3m), and Toxicodendron vernix (3-4m). Some invasive Lythrum salicaria as we walked in. Ground wet, but not puddling, Underneath fruiting alder shrub.
Flower - creamy white inflorescence, compound, 4-5 petals, 4 anthers, green to red sepals.Population - small tree or shrub, in flower.
Record Id: d4152009-9dcf-44bc-b5b3-3e3916301b51