Monthly Archives: September 2017

Coontree Trail – September 22, 2017

We’re currently having some discussions on whether the Ladie’s Tresses orchids seen on the Coontree walk are Spiranthes tuberosa (Little Ladies’ Tresses) or Spiranthes cernua (Nodding Ladies’ Tresses). When or if we work it out we’ll post the correct names. Feel … Continue reading

Posted in Field Trips | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Sam Knob Meadow and Beyond – September 15, 2017

Photography by Jock Aplin, Ken Borgfeldt,  &  David Heavner

Posted in Field Trips | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Big Ridge to Stony Bald – September 8, 2017

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt & David Heavner

Posted in Field Trips | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Hypericum Identification

The genus name, Hypericum, comes from the Greek words hyper meaning “above” and eikon meaning “picture” from the old custom of hanging Hypericum flowers above a picture to ward off evil spirits at the Feast of St. John, which took … Continue reading

Posted in Field Trips, Plant ID | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment