Monthly Archives: August 2022

Mt. Hardy Trail – August 12, 2022

Wow! Great turnout! So many members that we had to split up to hike in the Wilderness area. After the hike some of us stopped at Wolf Mountain Overlook where Randy spotted the first blooming Grass of Parnassus of 2022. … Continue reading

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Frying Pan Gap Trail – August 8, 2022

This was the fifth monthly walk on the Frying Pan Gap Trail. We hiked from the gate to the Pisgah Inn.  Photography by Penny Longhurst & Randy Richardson.  Click on any picture to zoom. Plants that are non-native to North … Continue reading

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Fawn Lake Loop, DuPont State Recreational Forest – August 5, 2022

Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name. Photography by Richard Holzman, Penny Longhurst, & Aleta Tisdale. Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show.

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Flat Laurel Creek – July 29, 2022

Plenty of black clouds but no rain – we lucked out! We saw so many orchids that I was reminded of a poem that Larason wrote after hiking this trail several years ago. Malaxis by Larason Lambert (in Shortia, Fall … Continue reading

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