Category Archive: Places

Apr 14

Woodland Violets

Woodland Violets [Viola] found at Givens Estates on 14 April 2017 and in Gerton, North Carolina on 15 April 2017.

Jan 17

Office Artwork – 17 January 2017

Office Art – 17 January 2017

Jan 14

New Belgium Brewery, Asheville, NC – 14 January 2017

Post-Holidays 2017 – New Belgium Brewery, Asheville, North Carolina

Jan 07

Snow at Troy Hill – 7 January 2017

Home at Troy Hill – 7 January 2017

Dec 09

Rancho Palos Verdes – 9 December 2016


Nov 06

Along Sweeten Creek

Along Sweeten Creek Road in Asheville, North Carolina on 6 November 2016

Oct 02

Fine-leaved or Bitter Sneezeweed

Fine-leaved or Bitter Sneezeweed [Helenium tenuifolium] photos were taken at Fletcher Park on 2 October 2016.  It’s the member of the Aster (Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae) family.  Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 366-367, states it blooms in summer and fall and can be found in fields and on roadsides. USDA Plants Listing: Helenium tenuifolium

Sep 03

Eastern Tailed-Blue Butterfly

A gathering of Eastern Tailed-Blue butterflies [Everes comyntas] found at Russian Chapel Hills Winery on 3 September 2016.  The NWF Field Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America, page 280 says “these are the only tailed blue butterfly in the eastern United States.”

Aug 27

Large Milkweed Bug

Large Milkweed Bug [Oncopeltus fasciatus] on Common Milkweed [Asclepias syriaca] at Fletcher Park on 27 August 2016.  The NWF Field Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America, page 123 says this true bug’s “bright colors serve to warn predators of their bitter taste, which is a result of their diet.”

Aug 21

Fungi on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, South Asheville

Fungi on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail in South Asheville, North Carolina on 21 August 2016.  

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