Pedagogy of the Plants

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American Trout Lily, Erythronium americanum

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Hikers flock to Raven Cliff Falls Trail for the rush of falling water, but a trip in early April offers subtler beauty along the way.

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Since ninety-nine percent of trout lily plants are non-flowering, the illusive perennials pictured above are one-percenters thriving in the mountains of White County.

Mountain Laurel, Kalmia latifolia

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Mountain Laurel 1

 

Mountain Laurel 2

 

Mountain Laurel 3

 

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 20, 2014 at 11:45 am

Blood Mountain Vista

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Blood Mountain

 

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 20, 2014 at 11:33 am

Chimney Rock State Park

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Chimney Rock Sate Park Vista

 

Diablo

 

Chimney Rock Waterfall

 

Chimney Rock State Park Vista 2

 

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 20, 2014 at 11:06 am

Morning Light

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Morning Light

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 30, 2013 at 12:44 pm

Black Rock Mountain Pkwy Shack

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Black Rock Mountain Pkwy Shack

 

Black Rock Mountain Pkwy Shack

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 30, 2013 at 12:43 pm

Black Rock Mountain Pine

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Black Rock Mountain Pine

 

This young conifer lives around 3,640 feet above sea level, atop the oldest mountain range in North America.

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 30, 2013 at 10:16 am