Tag Archives: Bryophytes

Know Your Plants – Botanical Names Beginning with “N”, “O”, & “Q”

This week’s post is plants in our database with botanical names beginning with “N”, “O”, & “Q” (and no, we haven’t remembered our Q’s” and forgotten our “P’s”. There are loads of “P” plants, so they’ll be up next week!).  … Continue reading

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Bad Creek to the Whitewater River – September 30, 2022

Information about the construction and operation of the Lake Jocassee Pumped Storage Facility can be found here. For a link to the USDA’s Field Guide to Native Oak Species of Eastern North America, click here. We got really lucky with … Continue reading

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Sam Knob Meadow – August 9, 2022

We started the trip in fog. Fortunately it never rained, although there were some gloomy moments. Sadly with no sun there were few bees or butterflies. After the field trip we wandered around the Black Balsam area for a while. … Continue reading

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Frying Pan Gap Trail – July 18, 2022

This was the fourth monthly walk on the Frying Pan Gap Trail. We hiked from the gate to the Pisgah Inn.  Photography by Joe Standaert & Angela Wagner.  Click on any picture to zoom. Plants that are non-native to North … Continue reading

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Frying Pan Gap Loop – May 16, 2022

This was the second monthly walk on the Frying Pan Gap Trail. We hiked from the gate to the campground and then returned along the Parkway.  Photography by Penny Longhurst & Aleta Tisdale.  Click on any picture to zoom. Plants … Continue reading

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