Tag Archives: Trees

Colorado Wildflowers – July 2018

My son and his family invited me to tag along while they spent a week at Beaver Creek, Colorado. I think they had in mind to do away with me as we rode ATV ‘s in the back country and … Continue reading

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Flora of Henderson County Walkways – Non-native Trees & Shrubs

With loads of time on their 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 – Trees & Shrubs

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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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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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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Springtime in Connestee – 2020

Pictures are shown in chronological order from March 14 (almost Spring!) to May 14, 2020. Photography by Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to zoom and enter the slide show.   Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated … 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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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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Glassy Mountain Scouts – April 6 & 7, 2020

Glassy Mountain is a monadnock that is the remnant of a pluton. For information on its origins check last year’s post here.  Our field trip was scheduled a little earlier this year than when we usually visit. However, most of … Continue reading

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