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Graybeard Mountain Overlook to Glassmine Falls Overlook – June 14, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst, Jim Poling, & Joe Standaert. Click on any picture to zoom.   Advertisements

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Mystery Plant – What Is It?!

Can you help identify this plant seen at Black Balsam Knob (approx. 6000 ft)? If you have any idea what it is, please send us an email at wcbotanicalclub@gmail.com. Several people have suggested it’s a dried flower, maybe from an … Continue reading

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Tanbark Tunnel to Bull Gap – May 31, 2019

History of Rattlesnake Lodge Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst, & Jim Poling. (Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show).  

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Plott Balsam Overlook & Heintooga Ridge Road – May 20, 2019

We started at Plott Balsam Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway (mile post 457.9) and zeroed the odometer. Subsequent stops were made on Heintooga Ridge Road after approximately 1.6 miles at “Mile High OL”, 1.9 & 2.9 miles for roadside … Continue reading

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BRP Ridgeline Trail – May 17, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Jim Poling, & Joe Standaert. Click on any picture to zoom.  

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Big Ridge Loop – May 10, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt. Click on any picture to zoom.

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Craven Gap North – May 3, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst & Jim Poling Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show  

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Skinny Dip Falls – September 28, 2018

There were some questions on the walk about the two different “Mountain Fetterbushes”. In the pictures below you can see the difference between the deciduous Eubotrys recurva, which we saw on our walk, and the evergreen Pieris floribunda, seen along … Continue reading

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Big Ridge Loop – September 14, 2018

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst, & Jim Poling

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Sam Knob Meadow – September 7, 2018

Be sure to check out Ken’s great video below the pictures!   Photography by Ken Borgfeldt,  Penny Longhurst, &  Jim Poling

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