PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LPL35-4
Occurrence ID (GUID): 60469ec0-d360-4d3d-afb9-268b1fa7b4b9
Taxon: Sambucus canadensis L.
Family: Adoxaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK360   
Date: 2013-08-21
Locality: United States, Michigan, Jackson, Little Portage Lake Fen
42.35757  -84.2142
Elevation: 277 meters (909ft)
Habitat: Lake side prairie fen. Mostly Cyperaceae, Cornus, and button bush dominated marl zone with some Asteraceae and Dasiphora fruticosa near the wooded borders. Invaded by Phragmites, Phalaris arundinacea, and Frangula alnus. In large northern section of fen, 90m east of Little Portage Lake, 7m north of Randazzo boardwalk, 3m south of 2m tall x 3m wide Salix bush. Inundated marl flat dominated by Cyperaceae with some Salix, Sambucus, and Thelypteris palustris. Ground level, wet, and grey.
Description: Population - 0.5m tall sapling in quadrat. No other individuals appear in area. Isolated. On moist soil with Cyperaceae and some Salix.
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Record Id: 60469ec0-d360-4d3d-afb9-268b1fa7b4b9
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