Logo First 2017 visit to Cherry Cove
Southern Nantahala Wilderness - April 2017
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Copyright (2017)

A new spring blooming season - it's time to revisit my favorite cove forest wildflower location within walking distance.

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View back toward Chatuge as I start up the ridge.


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Rue Anemone   (Thalictrum thalictroides, or Anemonella thalictroides)


Bloodroot
Bloodroot   (Sanguinaria canadensis)


Bloodroot
Bloodroot flower just opening...


Dutchman_Breeches
Dutchman's Breeches   (Dicentra Cucullaria)


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Dutchman's Breeches


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Typical cluster of plants in the cove


Spring_Beauties
Spring Beauties   (Claytonia virginica)


Toothwort
Cutleaf Toothwort   (Cardamine Concatenata, or Dentaria laciniata)


Rue_Anemone
More Rue Anemone


Chickweed
Star Chickweed   (Stellaria pubera)


Blue_Cohosh
Blue Cohosh   (Caulophyllum thalictroides)


Yellow_Trillium
Yellow form / variation of Trillium cuneatum


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Trillium cuneatum
The common (maroon-colored) form.



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Seeping cliff face, looking up from base



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