Tag Archives: Southern Appalachian wildflowers

A Rare Find

A couple weekends ago, my husband and I went for a drive to parts of the county we had not been to in years. As usual, I scanned the landscape for beautiful vistas and wildflowers. That morning, we saw scarlet-red … Continue reading

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Spring Ephemerals in the Southern Appalachians

A hike through a wooded area in Bath County, Virginia, today revealed a breath-taking number of often rare wildflowers.  Here are a few examples (please click on the images you’d like to see enlarged): The Virginia bluebells were just beginning … Continue reading

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