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My Love Affair with Virginia Bluebells (Spring Ephemerals Part 2)

Another wildflower hike yesterday rewarded me with what I had been yearning for:  carpets of Virginia Bluebells spreading across the flood plains of the  Cowpasture River.   Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica) bloom at that elevation (1200 feet or so) in April.  They grow one … Continue reading

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