Glassy Mountain is a monadnock that is the remnant of a pluton. For information on its origins check last year’s post here. I don’t remember having a field trip here at this time of year before. Things certainly looked different! Read more info on the plants at Glassy in Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve by Patrick D. McMillan
Photography by Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to zoom.
Plants that are non-native to North America are indictaed by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name.