Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: SMC18-17
Occurrence ID (GUID): d6e20225-b56f-427a-854e-b257610c33ce
Taxon: Cornus sericea L.
Family: Cornaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK13   
Date: 2012-06-13
Locality: United States, Michigan, Livingston, Spring Mill Creek Fen
42.4926  -83.7186
Elevation: 250 meters (820ft)
Habitat: Prairie fen runs along Spring Mill Creek. Edges are wooded with oaks. Horribly overgrown with many large areas that were marked as fen, now dense shrub carr. 20m west of road, 40m south of point where there is a pedestrian bridge over creek. Typha field with Asteraceae and a shrub layer of Cornus (C. sericea). Ground moist but not wet. Grasses but no Carex. Walked through a bunch of Frangula alnus on the way in.
Description: Population - Branching, deadhaeds seen, more seen towards stream away from Cornus. Leaves show herbivory.
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Record ID: d6e20225-b56f-427a-854e-b257610c33ce
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