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Shut-In Trail – July 16, 2021

Our first field trip since 2019 and 22 members had a glorious day for it! Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name. Photography by Penny Longhurst, Jim Poling, & … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Parkway in July

Typically, we’re not able to schedule many field trips in July because of the July 4th weekend and the Annual Meeting. However, we manage to squeeze in a few. Below is an selection of plants you might expect to see … Continue reading

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Highlands Botanical Garden Scout – June 21, 2021

The Club had plans to visit the gardens last June. Well, better late than never! Link to their website is here. Photography by Penny Longhurst.

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Sky Valley Road Scout – June 16, 2021

Richard wrote: Was eager for a visit to Sky Valley, realizing it was a bit early for my goal to photograph a Diana butterfly (Speyeria diana). I saw a black and orange male Diana for the first time last year … Continue reading

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Graybeard Mountain Overlook to Glassmine Falls Overlook Scout – June 15, 2021

Jim led a small group of friends on the Graybeard Mountain Overlook to Glassmine Falls Overlook trail this week. Some of the highlights from the hike can be seen below. Photography by Jim Poling and Randy Richardson.

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