Tag Archive: Folk Art Center

Apr 16

Rue Anemone

Rue Anemone [Anemonella thalictroides] photos were taken on the Mountains-to-Sea trail between the Blue Ridge Parkway Folk Art Center and Visitor’s Center on 16 April 2017.  It’s the member of the Buttercup (Ranunculaceae) family.  Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 392-3, states it’s a “delicate spring flower” that is found in open woods. It can have 5-10 petallike …

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Dec 27

Asheville City Watershed – Folk Art Center – 27 December 2015

On the Asheville, North Carolina watershed trails near the Folk Art Center on 27 December 2015.

Apr 11

Mayapple or Mandrake

Mayapple or Mandrake [Podophyllum peltatum] found on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail near the Folk Art Center on 11 April 2015.  It’s a member of the Bayberry (Berberidaceae) family.  Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 354-355, says that it’s found in rich woods and pastures in Spring. USDA Plants Listing: Podophyllum peltatum

Apr 11

Wild Oats or Sessileleaf Bellwort

Wild Oats or Sessileleaf Bellwort [Uvularia sessilifolia] found on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail near the Folk Art Center on 11 April 2015.  It’s a member of the Lily (Liliaceae) family.  Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 340-341, says that it’s common in woods and thickets in Spring.  It has a clasping leaf that is not pierced by the …

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Feb 08

Watershed Near Folk Art Center

Apr 12

Field Pansy

Field Pansy [Viola bicolor] found on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail near the Folk Art Center on 12 April 2014.  It’s a member of the Violet (Violaceae) family.  Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 56-57, says it can be found in fields and along roadsides.  The synonym used in the guide is Viola kitaibeliana. USDA Plants Listing: Viola bicolor

Apr 12

Cinnamon Fern

Young Cinnamon Ferns [Osmunda cinnamomea] found on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail near the Folk Art Center on 12 April 2014. It’s a member of the Royal Fern (Osmundaceae) family.  Wikipedia states, “Fiddleheads or Fiddlehead greens are the furled fronds of a young fern.”  This is one of those varieties that forms a fiddlehead during growth. USDA …

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Aug 02

Common Plantain

Common Plantain [Plantago major] found off the Blue Ridge Parkway, near the Folk Art Center, on 2 August 2013. It’s a member of the Plantain (Plantaginaceae) family. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 398-399 states that it blooms from spring to fall and is an “abundant weed of lawns, waste places and roadsides.” USDA Plants Listing: Plantago major …

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Aug 02

Shaggy Soldier or Quickweed

Shaggy Soldier or Quickweed [Galinsoga quadriradiata] found off the Blue Ridge Parkway, near the Folk Art Center, on 2 August 2013. It’s a member of the Aster (Asteraceae) family. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 284-285 states that it blooms in summer and fall and is a “common weed of gardens.”  It also names it just “Galinsoga” and …

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Aug 02

Small Woodland Sunflower

Small Woodland Sunflower [Helianthus microcephalus] found off the Blue Ridge Parkway, near the Folk Art Center, on 2 August 2013. It’s a member of the Aster (Asteraceae) family. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 390-391 states that it blooms in summer and fall in moist thickets. USDA Plants Listing: Helianthus microcephalus

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