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As you hike the trails in the Southern Appalachian/Blue Ridge Mountains, you will often see many varieties of wild flowers and plants. All photos were taken by members of our group on actual hikes.

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All of the photos were taken on hiking trails of the Southern Appalachians.

Liatris spicata
Blazing Star (Liatris spicata)
8/29/06 Sam Knob Trail
Pisgah Nat. Forest, NC
Tall Thimbleweed
Tall Thimbleweed (Anemone virginiana)
7/2/06 Appalachian Trail
Bly Gap, NC
White-topped Aster
Narrow-leaved White Top Aster
(Aster solidagineus) 6/24/06
Currahee Mtn. near Toccoa, GA
Silverrod (Solidago bicolor)
8/22/06 Bartram Trail
near Rabun Bald, GA
3-toothed Cinquefoil
Cinquefoil, Three-toothed (Potentilla
tridentata) 8/29/06 Devil's Courthouse
Pisgah National Forest, NC
Great Lobelia
Lobelia, Great Blue (Lobelia siphilitica)
9/28/06 Near Dick's Creek Gap
Appalachian Trail, GA
Twayblade Orchid
Twayblade Orchid (Listera smallii)
7/5/05 Bartram Trail
near Scaly Mountain, NC
Green Wood Orchid
Green Wood Orchid (Platanthera
clavellata) 8/15/05 Lee Mountain
Near Toccoa, GA
Cranefly Orchid
Cranefly Orchid (Tipularia
discolor) 8/5/03 Foothills Trail
near Thompson River - S.C.
Rattlesnake Plantain (Goodyera
pubescens) 7/19/02 Panther Creek
Trail near the south terminus - GA
Crested Orchid
Yellow Crested Orchid (Platanthera
cristata ) 8/12/05 Lee Mountain
near Toccoa, GA
Yellow fringed orchid
Orchid, Yellow Fringed (Platanthera
ciliaris) 8/6/02 Appalachian Trail
near Tray Mtn., GA
Rosebud Orchid
Rosebud Orchid (Cleistes bifaria)
6/12/08 Foothills Trail
Thompson River, NC
Showy Orchis
Orchis, Showy (Orchis
spectabilis) 4/30/02 Appalachian
Trail - Plum orchard gap - GA
Horse-sugar (Symplocos tinctoria)
4/22/08 Bartram Trail
Courthouse Gap - GA

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