Flowers are Fabulous, but Don't Forget to Shoot the Fruit

Hi AT-ers,

Summer is in full force. Although some of our target species can still be seen flowering at high elevations, many have moved on to their fruiting phases.

Keep a look out for budding and flowering Bluebead Lily (Clintonia borealis), Canada Mayflower (Maianthemum canadense), and Bunchberry (Cornus canadensis) at or near tree-line on high peaks.


The other target species have moved on to fruiting, including Yellow Trout Lily (Erythronium americanum), Hobblebush ( ...more ↓

Posted on July 11, 2019 18:38 by annie_evankow annie_evankow | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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Please join the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) and others in monitoring plants and animals along the Appalachian Trail corridor. All plants and animal observations are welcome and if you add them to iNaturalist they will be available for scientific study. Partners are particularly interested in flowering times in the context of climate change and will review plant and flower submissions to use ...more ↓

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