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Institution:University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point   Accession: UWSP156049
Family: Thymelaeaceae Taxon: Dirca palustris L.   eastern leatherwood, rope-bark
County: Langlade
Location: Parrish-   Five Cent Road/Firelane, a dirt logging road and ATV/snowmobile trail. 5.1mi from inters. of CTY H & the Five Cent Rd. Land owned by Guy J. Van Landen or Kretz Lumber Co.
TRSQ: 34N 09E 24 S4       
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Habitat: Beautiful mesic hardwoods with the majority of the canopy consisting of Acer saccharum, Acer rubrum, Tilia americana, Fraxinus americana, Ostrya virginiana, and a smattering of Betula allegheniensis. Claytonia caroliniana is prevalent. Anemone quinquefolia, Hydrophyllum virginianum, Anemone americana, Luzula acuminate, and Caulophyllum thalictroides are also present. The name of the road comes from the legend (may be fact) that the men of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) worked so hard that their pay averaged a nickel a mile in the development of this road.
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Collector: Wagner, Matthew L.  Coll. No.: 2010: 174  Coll. Date: 5/4/2010
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Map Icon is to within 1/4 mi. using Longitude -89.31229371 and Latitude 45.41269335

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