Category Archives: Plant ID

Are You Ready to Botanize – 2020?!

Will you be ready for our field trips (if we ever get to do any)? We can help! This presentation will  prepare you for some of the plants you might encounter during the next few months. If you find any … Continue reading

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The Trillium erectum Species Complex of the Southern Appalachians. Katherine G. Mathews, PhD – November 8, 2019

Friday, November 8 – The Trillium erectum species complex of the Southern Appalachians Presenter: Katherine G. Mathews, PhD,,  Associate Professor of Biology & Director of the Herbarium, Western Carolina University Kathy’s presentation covered the distinctive characteristics of six Trillium species … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Botanize?!

Are you ready for our field trips? After all this time, do you remember the difference between Rue Anemone (Thalictrum thalictroides) and Wood Anemone (Anemone quinquifolia)? We can help! This presentation will give a quick review of how our field … Continue reading

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Estatoe Trail Mosses and Liverworts – September 29, 2017

An illustrated Mosses & Liverworts identification page based on Bonnie’s handout can be seen at https://wcbotanicalclub.org/bryophytes/ Other pictures from the field trip can be seen below. Click on any picture to zoom and view the slide show. Photography by Alice Greko & … Continue reading

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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

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