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Sam Knob Meadow Scout – September 15, 2021

Too bad we couldn’t get to walk with the club, but fortunately we took lots of pictures on the scout. Photography by Penny Longhurst & Lucy Prim. Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show. Plants that are … Continue reading

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Purchase Knob – September 10, 2021

From the NPS website: The Appalachian Highland Science Learning Center is based on 535 acres in Haywood County, North Carolina, contiguous with the rest of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The parcel includes the 5,086 foot elevation Purchase Knob, a … Continue reading

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Parkway South – August 27, 2021

Stops were Wagon Gap Overlook, Wolf Mountain Overlook, & lunch at Courthouse Valley Overlook. Photography by Penny Longhurst & Jim Poling. Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name. Click on … Continue reading

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Bonnie’s Garden – July 14, 2021

We couldn’t make it to the Parkway for our scheduled walk, but here is the next best thing. A peek at summer plants in our co-leader’s fabulous garden! Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk … Continue reading

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Big Ridge Loop – August 13, 2021

We just beat the worst of the rain, although we heard a lot of thunder! Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name. Photography by Richard Holzman, Penny Longhurst, Joe Standaert, … Continue reading

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