Tag Archives: Pisgah National Forest

Parkway South Scout – July 20, 2020

BAD NEWS! The mowers have taken out the large Turk’s Cap Lily seen near Wolf Mountain Overlook on July 13 (hard to believe they couldn’t see it!), as well as loads of other unique plants and left deep, wet, muddy … Continue reading

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Wolf Mountain Overlook Scout – July 13, 2020

BAD NEWS! Stopped here today (July 20, 2020) and sadly the mowers had taken out the Turk’s Cap Lily as well as loads of other unique plants and left deep, wet, muddy ruts for several hundred yards along the Parkway. … Continue reading

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Bear Pen Gap to Wet Camp Gap – June 3, 2020

We stopped at Wolf Mountain Overlook on the way home, so I’ve included pictures taken there. Photography by Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to zoom.

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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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Coleman Boundary & Douglas Falls Scout – May 21, 2020

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

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Big Ridge Loop – May 22, 2020

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

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Pink Beds Scout – April 22, 2020

Photography by Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to zoom. Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name.

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Curtis Creek Road Scout – April 3, 2020

Joe and Mary scouted the trails near Curtis Creek Campground, Old Fort. Looks like a great area for wildflowers. Photography by Joe Standaert. Click on any picture to zoom and enter the slide show.  

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Hardy Souls – March 6, 2020

The best Hardy Souls yet! Two creek crossings (no-one fell in), a little snow, and loads of plants. Thanks, Larry, for another great day! Photography by Ken Borgfeldt & Penny Longhurst (Click on any picture to zoom) Plants that are … Continue reading

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