PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LFN27-12
Occurrence ID (GUID): df29884c-2b29-4a9d-88a5-47b1d666aef5
Taxon: Zizia aurea (L.) W. D. J. Koch
Family: Apiaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   JP1   
Date: 2013-08-07
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Liberty North Fen
42.09081  -84.44425
Elevation: 315 meters (1033ft)
Habitat: Fen on county and private land and managed by The Nature Conservancy. Grand River travels through center of fen (4m wide). Near river area dominated by Cyperaceae, Typha, and Dasiphora fruticosa; shrubs of Rubus and Cornus near woodland upland edges. In southeastern portion of prairie fen, 150m north of southern border, 100m west of wooded eastern border. In shrubby grove of aspen, white pine, Toxicodendron vernix, Cornus, and Rhamnus alnifolia. Herbaceous vegetation includes Carex, Poaceae, and Asteraceae. Ground hummocky and moist with some ant mounds.
Description: Population - Common in understory of taller vegetation. 1-3 per 1m2 for 10m2. Seen with Rhamnus alnifolia, Thelypteris palustris, and Symphyotrichum firmum.
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Record Id: df29884c-2b29-4a9d-88a5-47b1d666aef5
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