Category Archives: Scouting Trip

Buck Creek Serpentine Barrens – September 22, 2021

Some members visited the unique Buck Creek Serpentine Barrens on a very wet day, guided by Maria Dunlavey, a botanist with the U.S. Forest Service. Penny waited until the skies cleared before going! You can see that in Joe’s pictures … Continue reading

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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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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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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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