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The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain Status Update 03/26/2017 – 34 Species Blooming

The Pocket is in full swing with most of its signature species in bloom, although with the exception of a single plant, we saw no Bloodroot blooming today. We lost a species or two, but what has started blooming since my last trip (3/17) more than made up for it, starting with the Bent White Trillium (Trillium flexipes.)  Probably the big surprise for me was that we still had many Dutchman’s Breeches still blooming – since early March! I don’t remember a previous 3-week+ bloom season for this plant at The Pocket.

Bent White Trillium (Trillium flexipes

Bent White Trillium –Trillium flexipes

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#NPOD: Purple Phacelia #Nativeplants

Purple Phacelia – Native Plant of the Day 03/22/2017
Photo from 03/26/2009. Location: The Pocket, Walker County, Ga.
More photos / info at the Phacelia bipinnatifida detail page.

Purple Phacelia, Fernleaf Phacelia - Phacelia bipinnatifida

Purple Phacelia, Fernleaf Phacelia – Phacelia bipinnatifida

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