PFBP : Observations
Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: IRQ52-14
Occurrence ID (GUID): ca395d27-60b8-4491-8c79-7b2cabd1f8bb
Taxon: Sambucus canadensis L.
Family: Adoxaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK360   
Date: 29 May 2013
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.97903  -83.94097
Elevation: 227 meters (745ft)
Habitat: 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 northeastern part of fen in peninsula of wooded prairie fen. Dominated by Symplocarpus foetidus, Caltha palustris, with some Carex. Trees and shrubs have a density of 0-4 per 1m2 for 30m2, but do not provide over 50% canopy cover. Many fallen branches, standing water in area.
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Access Rights: Contact Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
Record Id: ca395d27-60b8-4491-8c79-7b2cabd1f8bb
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Anna K Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu)
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