Tag Archives: Plant Identification

Native Flora of Henderson County Walkways – August & September, 2020

With loads of time on his hands, Ken and his co-leader, Annie, have been documenting the flora of Henderson County walkways. Their walkies have taken them to the Oklawaha Greenway, Fletcher Park, Park Ridge Nature Trail, & the Park at … Continue reading

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Native Flora of Henderson County Walkways – June 21 – July 25, 2020

With time on his hands, Ken and his faithful dog, Annie, have been documenting the flora of Henderson County walkways. Their walkies have taken them to the Oklawaha Greenway, Fletcher Park, Park Ridge Nature Trail, & the Park at Flat … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Botanize – 2020?!

Will you be ready for our field trips (if we ever get to do any)? We can help! This presentation will  prepare you for some of the plants you might encounter during the next few months. If you find any … Continue reading

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The Trillium erectum Species Complex of the Southern Appalachians. Katherine G. Mathews, PhD – November 8, 2019

Friday, November 8 – The Trillium erectum species complex of the Southern Appalachians Presenter: Katherine G. Mathews, PhD,,  Associate Professor of Biology & Director of the Herbarium, Western Carolina University Kathy’s presentation covered the distinctive characteristics of six Trillium species … Continue reading

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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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Biltmore Azalea Garden – April 26, 2019

We spent a wonderful day viewing the Biltmore gardens. Thanks to Wes for a real treat! You might find the following article about the creation of the Biltmore Azalea garden interesting: THE AZALEA HUNTERS OF BILTMORE  by Bill Alexander Photography by Jim Poling

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Are You Ready to Botanize?!

Are you ready for our field trips? After all this time, do you remember the difference between Rue Anemone (Thalictrum thalictroides) and Wood Anemone (Anemone quinquifolia)? We can help! This presentation will give a quick review of how our field … Continue reading

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Biltmore Azalea Garden – April 20, 2018

We spent a wonderful sunny day viewing the Biltmore gardens and conservatory. Thanks to Wes for a real treat! You might find the following article about the creation of the Biltmore Azalea garden interesting: THE AZALEA HUNTERS OF BILTMORE  by Bill Alexander Photography … Continue reading

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Naturalists Visit Newfoundland – January 19, 2018

Jim Poling was amazed by the geology, history, culture, birds, and wildflowers on his visit to Newfoundland in July 2016. His talking about it encouraged Penny Longhurst to go in July 2017. Jim and Penny will share what they learned … Continue reading

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Estatoe Trail Mosses and Liverworts – September 29, 2017

An illustrated Mosses & Liverworts identification page based on Bonnie’s handout can be seen at https://wcbotanicalclub.org/bryophytes/ Other pictures from the field trip can be seen below. Click on any picture to zoom and view the slide show. Photography by Alice Greko & … Continue reading

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