Tag Archives: Blue Ridge Parkway

Sam Knob – Flat Laurel Creek Loop & Log Hollow Overlook – June 12, 2020

Stopped at Log Hollow Overlook on the way back from the Black Balsam trailhead. Glad we did! Photography by Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to enter the slide show. Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by … Continue reading

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Graybeard Mountain Overlook to Glassmine Falls Overlook Scout – June 8, 2020

Joe and Mary hiked up from Glassmine, Penny from Graybeard, and we met in the middle – totally unplanned. That way we covered it all. Photography by Penny Longhurst & Joe Standaert. Click on any picture to zoom.   Plants … Continue reading

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Big Ridge Loop – May 22, 2020

Photography by Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to zoom.  

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BRP Ridgeline Trail Scout – May 17, 2020

Sadly there must have been a recent frost that killed leaves and blooms of many of the plants at the top of the ridge – but not the Trilliums! Some pictures were taken along the Parkway adjacent to the trailhead … Continue reading

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Craven Gap Scout – April 2020

Jim scouted the Mountains-to-Sea trail near Craven  Gap. Here are some of his pictures taken during the last 2 weeks of April. Photography by Jim Poling.  (Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show)   Plants that are … Continue reading

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Mt. Hardy Trail – September 27, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt & Joe Standaert. (Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show)

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Sam Knob Meadow – September 13, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt,  Penny Longhurst,  Jim Poling, & Joe Standaert. Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show. Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name.

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Parkway South Scout – August 21, 2019

At least two inches of rain overnight in Brevard so the field trip was cancelled, but you can see David’s pictures from the scout below. Photography by David Heavner.   Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an … Continue reading

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Sam Knob – Flat Laurel Creek Loop – August 16, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, David Heavner, and Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to enter the slide show.   Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name.

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Bear Pen Gap to Wet Camp Gap – August 8, 2019

Some of us stopped at Wolf Mountain Overlook on the way home, so I’ve included pictures taken there. Thanks to the Standaert Bros. for long-distance ID-ing the mystery shrub in the meadow (Bill got it first!). Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, … Continue reading

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