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North Carolina Mts.: July 2011

Photos from Mount Mitchell, various spots along the Blue Ridge parkway from Asheville to Linville Falls, and the Roan Highlands area skirting the TN/NC border.
American Beech: Fagus grandifolia, fruit (involucre)
American Beech: Fagus grandifolia, fruit (involucre)
American Beech: Fagus grandifolia
American Beech: Fagus grandifolia
Fly Poison: Amianthium muscitoxicum
Fly Poison: Amianthium muscitoxicum
Fly Poison: Amianthium muscitoxicum
Fly Poison: Amianthium muscitoxicum
Fly Poison: Amianthium muscitoxicum
Fly Poison: Amianthium muscitoxicum
Fly Poison: Amianthium muscitoxicum
Fly Poison: Amianthium muscitoxicum
View from summit of Mt. Mitchell
View from summit of Mt. Mitchell
View from summit of Mt. Mitchell
View from summit of Mt. Mitchell
Fraser Fir: Abies fraseri
Fraser Fir: Abies fraseri
Fraser Fir: Abies fraseri, maturing female cone
Fraser Fir: Abies fraseri, maturing female cone
Red Raspberry: Rubus idaeus var. strigosus
Red Raspberry: Rubus idaeus var. strigosus
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes in habitat
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes in habitat
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes
Mountain St.-John's-wort: Hypericum graveolens
Mountain St.-John's-wort: Hypericum graveolens
Mountain St.-John's-wort: Hypericum graveolens
Mountain St.-John's-wort: Hypericum graveolens
Cornhusk Lily: Veratrum viride
Cornhusk Lily: Veratrum viride
Cornhusk Lily: Veratrum viride
Cornhusk Lily: Veratrum viride
Cornhusk Lily: Veratrum viride
Cornhusk Lily: Veratrum viride
Cornhusk Lily: Veratrum viride
Cornhusk Lily: Veratrum viride
Red Spruce: Picea rubens, spent male strobili
Red Spruce: Picea rubens, spent male strobili
Red Spruce: Picea rubens, maturing female cones
Red Spruce: Picea rubens, maturing female cones
Broad-toothed Hedge-nettle: Stachys latidens
Broad-toothed Hedge-nettle: Stachys latidens
Turk's-cap Lily: Lilium superbum
Turk's-cap Lily: Lilium superbum
Turk's-cap Lily: Lilium superbum
Turk's-cap Lily: Lilium superbum
Red Trillium: Trillium erectum, fruit
Red Trillium: Trillium erectum, fruit
Self-heal: Prunella vulgaris
Self-heal: Prunella vulgaris
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes
Bumblebee on Small Purple Fringed Orchid
Bumblebee on Small Purple Fringed Orchid
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes
Small Purple Fringed Orchid: Platanthera psycodes
Summit of Mt. Mitchell
Summit of Mt. Mitchell
Road to Mt. Mitchell summit
Road to Mt. Mitchell summit
View from summit of Mt. Mitchell
View from summit of Mt. Mitchell
Balsam Woolly Adelgid-killed Fraser Firs
Balsam Woolly Adelgid-killed Fraser Firs
Fraser Fir: Abies fraseri, underside of needles
Fraser Fir: Abies fraseri, underside of needles
Understory of spruce/fir forest
Understory of spruce/fir forest
Understory of spruce/fir forest
Understory of spruce/fir forest
Usnea lichens on lower fir branches
Usnea lichens on lower fir branches
Beaked Dodder: Cuscuta rostrata, early growth
Beaked Dodder: Cuscuta rostrata, early growth
Red Spruce: Picea rubens, branchlet
Red Spruce: Picea rubens, branchlet
Yarrow: Achillea millefolium
Yarrow: Achillea millefolium
Yarrow: Achillea millefolium
Yarrow: Achillea millefolium
Red Spruce: Picea rubens, early-stage female strobili
Red Spruce: Picea rubens, early-stage female strobili
Dwarf beech/birch ridgetop forest with dense sedge understory
Dwarf beech/birch ridgetop forest with dense sedge understory
Rosebay Rhododendron: Rhododendron maximum
Rosebay Rhododendron: Rhododendron maximum
Dwarf beech/birch ridgetop forest
Dwarf beech/birch ridgetop forest
Craggy Gardens area view
Craggy Gardens area view
Bristly Greenbriar: Smilax hispida
Bristly Greenbriar: Smilax hispida
Bristly Greenbriar: Smilax hispida, young prickles
Bristly Greenbriar: Smilax hispida, young prickles
Bristly Greenbriar: Smilax hispida, mature prickles
Bristly Greenbriar: Smilax hispida, mature prickles
White Bergamot: Monarda clinopodia
White Bergamot: Monarda clinopodia
White Bergamot: Monarda clinopodia
White Bergamot: Monarda clinopodia
Northern Sundrops: Oenothera tetragona
Northern Sundrops: Oenothera tetragona
Table Mountain Pine: Pinus pungens
Table Mountain Pine: Pinus pungens
Table Mountain Pine: Pinus pungens, mature cones
Table Mountain Pine: Pinus pungens, mature cones
Bee-balm: Monarda didyma
Bee-balm: Monarda didyma
Flowering Raspberry: Rubus odoratus
Flowering Raspberry: Rubus odoratus
Bee-balm: Monarda didyma
Bee-balm: Monarda didyma
Dutchman's Pipe: Aristolochia macrophylla, habit
Dutchman's Pipe: Aristolochia macrophylla, habit
Common Milkweed: Asclepias syriaca
Common Milkweed: Asclepias syriaca
Common Milkweed: Asclepias syriaca
Common Milkweed: Asclepias syriaca
Gray's Lily, Roan Lily: Lilium grayi
Gray's Lily, Roan Lily: Lilium grayi
Gray's Lily, Roan Lily: Lilium grayi
Gray's Lily, Roan Lily: Lilium grayi
Gray's Lily, Roan Lily: Lilium grayi
Gray's Lily, Roan Lily: Lilium grayi
Gray's Lily, Roan Lily: Lilium grayi
Gray's Lily, Roan Lily: Lilium grayi
Gray's Lily, Roan Lily: Lilium grayi
Gray's Lily, Roan Lily: Lilium grayi
Blue Ridge St.-John's-wort: Hypericum mitchellianum
Blue Ridge St.-John's-wort: Hypericum mitchellianum
Blue Ridge St.-John's-wort: Hypericum mitchellianum
Blue Ridge St.-John's-wort: Hypericum mitchellianum
View of Roan High Knob from Round Bald
View of Roan High Knob from Round Bald
Cloud ascending Jane Bald
Cloud ascending Jane Bald
View SW from Grassy Ridge Bald along Appalachian Trail towards Jane Bald (Roan High Knob in background)
View SW from Grassy Ridge Bald along Appalachian Trail towards Jane Bald (Roan High Knob in background)
View from Roan Highlands
View from Roan Highlands
View of grassy balds atop Roan Highlands
View of grassy balds atop Roan Highlands
Gray's Lily: Lilium grayi, habitat
Gray's Lily: Lilium grayi, habitat
Gray's Lily: Lilium grayi
Gray's Lily: Lilium grayi
Gray's Lily: Lilium grayi, habitat
Gray's Lily: Lilium grayi, habitat
Gray's Lily: Lilium grayi, habitat
Gray's Lily: Lilium grayi, habitat
Gray's Lily: Lilium grayi, habitat
Gray's Lily: Lilium grayi, habitat
View of Round Bald from Jane Bald
View of Round Bald from Jane Bald
Cloudland Trail to Roan High Bluff
Cloudland Trail to Roan High Bluff
Dark-eyed Junco nest
Dark-eyed Junco nest
View downwards from Roan High Bluff
View downwards from Roan High Bluff
Vertical drop from Roan High Bluff
Vertical drop from Roan High Bluff
Rhododendron gardens area, Roan Mountain
Rhododendron gardens area, Roan Mountain
Fireweed: Chamerion platyphyllum (Epilobium angustifolium)
Fireweed: Chamerion platyphyllum (Epilobium angustifolium)
Fireweed: Chamerion platyphyllum (Epilobium angustifolium)
Fireweed: Chamerion platyphyllum (Epilobium angustifolium)
Fireweed: Chamerion platyphyllum (Epilobium angustifolium)
Fireweed: Chamerion platyphyllum (Epilobium angustifolium)
Fireweed: Chamerion platyphyllum (Epilobium angustifolium)
Fireweed: Chamerion platyphyllum (Epilobium angustifolium)
Wild Bergamot: Monarda fistulosa
Wild Bergamot: Monarda fistulosa
Biennial Gaura: Gaura biennis
Biennial Gaura: Gaura biennis