PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: MTH19-14
Occurrence ID (GUID): 88540b7f-a41f-4f4d-8227-fa7e707c746b
Taxon: Zizia aurea (L.) W. D. J. Koch
Family: Apiaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   JP1   
Date: 2012-08-15
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Mt Hope Road Fen
42.30792  -84.20569
Elevation: 257 meters (843ft)
Habitat: Prairie fen dominated by Carex, Asteraceae, and grasses but encroachment by shrubs (Rubus, Cornus, Betula, Toxicodendron vernix). A few pockets and walls of shrub-carr and wooded fen. Evidence of some management. Hummocky in areas from Carex stricta, other areas dominated by other Carex and Dasiphora fruticosa. 50m east of briar path wall, 25m north of prairie fen border in a Carex meadow area squared off by Cornus, Salix, Toxicodendron vernix, and Rubus shrubs. Carex, Thelypteris palustris, and Dasiphora fruticosa dominant. Ground tussocky and wet.
Description: Population - Common, 1-3 per 1m2, no flowers, only leaves.
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Record Id: 88540b7f-a41f-4f4d-8227-fa7e707c746b
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