Tag Archives: Ferns

Springtime in New England

In May 2019 Penny took a wildflower & waterfalls trip to New England. The route was north on Route 7 from the Connecticut/Massachusetts border to Burlington, Vermont, and then further north almost to the Canadian border before returning south alongside … Continue reading

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The South Carolina Botanical Garden

The South Carolina Botanical Garden in Clemson, SC is currently open 7 am to sunset with only the trails open. This is a large garden at 295 acres with many habitats. Allow a day to visit remembering that many visits … Continue reading

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Hiking in Oregon – June 2017

Another wildflowers and waterfalls trip! We started in Portland and quickly revisited the Columbia Gorge waterfalls before heading south to Silverton. We then continued south to Silver Falls State Park, Cottage Grove, Lemolo Lake, & Crater Lake (only 1 mile … Continue reading

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Hiking in Washington State – June 2018

Pictures are from a June 2018 hiking trip to explore the waterfalls of Washington State. We started in Portland and crossed into Washington on the Bridge of the Gods. After visiting Beacon Rock State Park, we drove north through Gifford … Continue reading

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Glassy Mountain Scout – October 20, 2020

Glassy Mountain is a monadnock that is the remnant of a pluton. For information on its origins check last year’s post here.  I don’t remember having a field trip here at this time of year before. Things certainly looked different!  … Continue reading

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Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area Scouts – Fall 2020

Richard visited Eva Russell Chandler Heritage Preserve & Wildcat Wayside Park on September 23rd & Penny was at Ashmore Heritage Preserve on October 9th.  Photography by Richard Holzman & Penny Longhurst. (Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide … Continue reading

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Summer in Connestee – 2020

We can’t let Henderson County get all the glory. Transylvania County’s turn! Photography by Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to zoom and enter the slide show.

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Ashmore Heritage Preserve Scout – August 18, 2020

Photography by Richard Holzman. (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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Spring & Early Summer at Sherwood Forest

Harriet and Susan have been checking out the plants in Sherwood Forest. Here’s some of what they saw. Photography by Harriet Walls. (Click on any picture to zoom) Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk … 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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