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University of Wisconsin - Madison
Catalog #: v0323553WIS
Taxon: Cephalanthus occidentalis L.
Family: Rubiaceae
Determiner: Nee, M. (2014-01-01)
Collector: Nee, M.   61662   
Date: 2014-09-27
Locality: United States, Wisconsin, Richland, 2 mi. NW of Blue River, floodplain of the Wisconsin River, along the channel (usually with flowing water) flowing into Garner Lake.
43.1986111  -90.6
Verbatim Coordinates: 43° 11' 55" N, 90° 36' 0" W; T08N R02W sec03
Elevation: 204 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 204 m
Habitat: Floodplain forest dominated by Acer saccharinum, with Ulmus americana, Betula nigra, Quercus bicolor, the understory herb layer sparse, muddy from recent immersion during high water. Boehmeria cylindrica, Laportea canadensis, Pilea pumila.
Notes: Edge of floodplain woods and extensive marsh, also a few smaller clumps seen in the forest understory. There is a large population at the edge of floodplain woods and open water of Garner Lake opposite the boat landing area, 0.7 km to the SW. Loose clump of 7 main stems, to 3.5 m. tall, 8.5 cm. in diameter, with some smaller ones. Voucher for wood specimen, MADw. Heads yellow-green with brown calyx lobes.
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Record Id: 75552f3f-2504-4920-adc1-4678b4e7d78e
Occurrence ID (GUID): 6bc298c4-0079-4be8-97cf-aa317a0c54b0
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Mary Ann Feist (mfeist@wisc.edu)
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