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Institution:University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point   Accession: UWSP143053
Family: Asteraceae Taxon: Cirsium palustre (L.) Scop.   European swamp thistle, marsh thistle
County: Iron
Location: Carter-   Hwy 51, approx. 1 mi S of Moose Lake Rd. [just SW of Carter] WGS NAD 84
TRSQ: 43N 03E 08        [TRS added by editor]
Lat. Long: 46º 12’ 50” N;  90º 8’ 41” W
Habitat: 50-75 plants scattered along right-of-way on E roadside ditch and powerline corridor E of the right-of-way and 3 plants growing in the W roadside ditch.  [UWSP143053 & UWSP143054 apparently part of the same collection: - collection data identical].
Collecting Event: Collected as part of an invasive plant survey, conducted by Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission, Odanah, WI. 
Collector: Olson, Dara  Coll. No.: s.n.  Coll. Date: 8/28/2006
Addl. Collectors: Quagon, Sam   
Image of Specimen (2M-3M)
Map Icon is to within Lat. Long. using Longitude -90.14468 and Latitude 46.2139333333

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