Wisteria outside of the Biltmore Estate was stunning to look at, though it was not in bloom on May 26, 2007.
Virginia Creeper (which appears on the state seal and state flag of Virginia) growing in Wildwood Park in Marshfield, Wisconsin.
Virginia Creeper (which appears on the State Seal and the State Flag of Virginia) growing near the trailhead on VA-652 Trailhead of the Appalachian Trail in Troutville, VA
Virginia Creeper (which makes an appearance in the state seal and state flag of Virginia) growing on the Pedestrian Bridge in Occoquan, Virginia
A Jack in the Pulpit was blooming on the Appalachian Trail on Thunder Ridge on May 19, 2007
On May 17, 2007, the Appalachian Trail's John's Creek Mountain had pink azaleas in full bloom
On the Appalachian Trail's Thunder Ridge, the Pink Azaleas were in full bloom on May 19, 2007.
Pink azaleas were in full bloom at the Appalachian Trail's Petite's Gap on May 19, 2007
A heron made out splendidly in June 2007 when Virginia Tech drained their Duck Pond to search for evidence in the April shootings. The heron had easy pickings of the fish left in small pools.
On May 19, 2007, the Mountain Laurel at Apple Orchard Falls was just getting ready to bloom. The flowers were present and in their typical star bud shapes. Only a few had opened yet though.
Pink Lady Slippers were in bloom May 19, 2007 at Apple Orchard Falls in Virginia.
The rhododendrons at Mount Rogers National Recreational Area were in full peak of their blooms. The entire mountain side on the Pine Mountain Trail and Rhododendron Gap was pink
On Thunder Ridge on the Appalachian Trail (off of the Blue Ridge Parkway), there is a huge carpet of Mayapples surrounding the trail. From above, you couldn't even tell they were in bloom. If you have to get low to the ground and look under the broad leaves to see single, delicate white flowers hidden underneath.