Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: SMC26-3
Occurrence ID (GUID): 440e9c91-8268-41cc-9cca-85843c7e18fe
Taxon: Cornus sericea L.
Family: Cornaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   RHHK453   
Date: 2012-08-17
Locality: United States, Michigan, Livingston, Spring Mill Creek Fen
42.4903  -83.72855
Elevation: 232 meters (761ft)
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. In shrub encroached Carex/Asteraceae meadow. Tussocks 10-20cm tall, ground wet, shrubs are Cornus, Toxicodendron vernix, Spiraea alba. 10m from northern border 50m east of where prairie enters the fen. Western portion of main fen.
Description: Population - Common, dominant in area, 1-2.5m tall. Some with ripening berries.
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Record ID: 440e9c91-8268-41cc-9cca-85843c7e18fe
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