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Dec 2016 & Apr 2017
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December 2016:

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Camprock Branch Falls


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Camprock Branch Falls


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Camprock Branch Falls, from a higher vantage point




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A few cascades along Shope Fork


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Little Shope Falls


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My earlier excursion to Coweeta was primarily to visit Camprock Branch
Falls, but I learned there is so much more to see on the Lab's 4000 acres.


April 2017:


Camprock_Falls
First, a return visit to the falls on Camprock Branch


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Upper section


Bear_Corn
Squaw Root, aka Bear Corn   (Conopholis americana)


Foamflower
Foamflower   (Tiarella cordifolia) was just beginning to bloom.


Robins_Plantain
Robin's Plantain   (Erigeron pulchellus)


Old_Hydro_Plant
Ruins of old hydrolectric power plant, built by the CCC, ca. 1935.


Weir-spillway
Some sort of weir / flume / spillway structure, downstream from the old hydro plant.


Trailing_Arbutus
Trailing Arbutus   (Epigaea repens)


Trailing_Arbutus
Also known as Mayflower...


Weir
A streamflow data-gathering weir in a very tranquil setting, way up on the mountain-side.


Rock_Tripe
Rock Tripe lichen (Umbilicaria mammulata) growing on cliff face.


Shope_cascade
Small cascades on Shope Fork


Mayapples
A small "forest" of Mayapples, aka Mandrake (Podophyllum peltatum).
They remind me of little umbrellas when they first emerge from the ground.




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