Logo Buck Creek Serpentine Barrens, Clay Co., NC
Summer 2017
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Copyright (2017)

Mid June, 2017:

Rhododendron
Undescribed Rhododendron species


Rhododendron
Undescribed Rhododendron species


Rhododendron
Undescribed Rhododendron species




Black-eyed_Susan
Black-eyed Susan   (Rudbeckia hirta)


Phlox
Phlox species


Butterfly
Pipevine Swallowtail   (Battus philenor)


Fire_Pink
Fire Pink   (Silene virginica)


Wool_Sower_Gall
Wool Sower Wasp Gall   (Callirhytis seminator)


Indian_Paintbrush
Indian Paintbrush   (Castilleja coccinea)



Mid July, 2017:

Featherbells
Eastern Featherbells   (Stenanthium gramineum)


Featherbells
Branch detail




Spirea_japonica
Japanese Meadowsweet   (Spirea japonica)
Pretty, but an exotic invasive plant.



Jewelweed
Spotted Jewelweed   (Impatiens capensis)


Rosinweed
Rosinweed   (Silphium compositum)


Monarda_clinopodia
White Bergamot, aka Basil Bee Balm   (Monarda clinopodia)


Butterfly_weed
Butterfly Weed   (Asclepias tuberosa) with Fritillaries


Large_flowered_Coreopsis
Large-flowered Coreopsis   (Coreopsis grandiflora)


Black_eyed_Susans
Black-eyed Susans   (Rudbeckia hirta)


Indian_Paintbrush
Indian Paintbrush   (Castilleja coccinea)


Monarda_didyma
Scarlet Beebalm   (Monarda didyma)


Monarda_didyma
Scarlet Beebalm


Yellow_Fringed_Orchid
Yellow Fringed Orchid  (Platanthera ciliaris), starting to bloom



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