Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: IRQ13-10
Occurrence ID (GUID): 340d33e9-e14e-4901-9a55-44cb9c746f85
Taxon: Rudbeckia fulgida Aiton
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   HK1   
Date: 2012-05-21
Locality: United States, Michigan, Lenawee, Ives Road Fen
41.9739  -83.9437
Elevation: 189 meters (620ft)
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. 150m straight east of Ives Road sign. Area brushy and dominated by Physocarpus opulifolius. Dominant herbaceous are Carex, Schoenoplectus pungens, and various asters. Ground moist, but no standing water. Just east of plot is dead snag of elm with corrugated bark.
Description: Same as plant 3. White hairs on both sides, veins prominent, toothed w/ spikes. Pop.- 5-6 individuals per 1m2 area for ~40m2. Found next to plant IRQ13-9. Clumped, found near/underneath woody shrubs (ninebark) and asters.
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