Tag Archive: Glassy Mine Overlook

May 30

Canada Mayflower

Canada Mayflower [Maianthemum canadense] found near the Blue Ridge Parkway, milepost 437, Glassy Mine Overlook, along the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, on 30 May 2015. It’s a member of the Lily (Liliaceae) family. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 130-131, says its flowers bloom in spring. It’s also named Wild Lily-of-the-valley. USDA Plants Listing:  Maianthemum canadense

May 30

White Clintonia

White Clintonia [Clintonia umbellulata] found near the Blue Ridge Parkway, milepost 437, Glassy Mine Overlook, along the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, on 30 May 2015. It’s a member of the Lily (Liliaceae) family. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 338-339, says its flowers bloom in spring and early summer. USDA Plants Listing:  Clintonia umbellulata

Jul 25

Glassy Mine Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Glassy Mine Overlook is found near milepost 437 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  It was visited on the late morning/early afternoon of 25 July 2013, as suggested by an Asheville Citizen-Times article, “Wildflower Season Hits Peak” by George Ellison, 21 July 2013, page B7.  There were other wildflower seekers brought there by reading this …

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