Sanicula odorata (Raf.) Pryer & Phillippe
Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski RHHK799
United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
Long and narrow, mostly emergent fen located west of the Raisin River. There are a few stand alone deciduous trees and shrubs and a few pockets of shrub-carr and decidous trees (birch, maple, sumac). Many streams present. Fen is well traveled with worn trails and several marked fence posts. Brush piles, old burn spots, and stumps mark an actively maintained fen. In southern portion of fen, south of large Typha angustifolia and Phragmites area. In more shrubby area with evidence of burn piles. Area may have been burned several years ago. Dominated by Symplocarpus foetidus, asters, and various shrubs. Ground moist and uneven but not hummocky.
Flower - clustered on ends, small, greenish-yellow, 2 anthers with connected petals and sepals, star shaped with 5 points. Population - clumped, somewhat common, 1-4 per 1m2 for 15m2, seen on moist soil with Symplocarpus foetidus, asters, and Carex.
Record Id: 8e1fa3cf-fa07-48ae-881e-3ca6eadf8e55
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