Cyclachaena xanthiifolia (Nutt.) Fresen.
Common Name: BIG MARSH-ELDER
Synonym: Iva xanthiifolia
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Ad A-Forb

Cyclachaena xanthiifolia A. A. Reznicek

Iva xanthiifolia of Michigan Flora.

Native to the central part of North America, adventive eastward and seldom seen in Michigan, although first collected in the Upper Peninsula as long ago as 1888 (Keweenaw Co.) and in the Lower Peninsula first in 1893 (Ingham Co.). Disturbed sites in dumps, roadsides, vacant lots, and around barnyards and old buildings. A coarse, fetid plant, occasionally appearing in abundance after disturbance.

Locations

Alpena County
Baraga County
Berrien County
Cheboygan County
Delta County
Dickinson County
Emmet County
Hillsdale County
Houghton County
Ingham County
Kalamazoo County
Keweenaw County
Lenawee County
Marquette County
Oakland County
St. Clair County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=306.