PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: CFQ10-17
Occurrence ID (GUID): b2abd2ae-3c89-42d6-af8b-44ac66ad91b9
Taxon: Zizia aurea (L.) W. D. J. Koch
Family: Apiaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   JP1   
Date: 2012-06-19
Locality: United States, Michigan, Livingston, Chilson Fen
42.5334  -83.8682
Elevation: 249 meters (817ft)
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. 10m east of railroad directly west of power line pole. Ground moist but not wet. Very shrubby, dominated by Rhamnaceae, Salix, with Cornus saplings. Carex stipata and possibly Carex stricta clumps in some parts.
Description: Population - Several single leaves emerging from ground. Do not see a larger one. No fruits/flowers.
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