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Flowers along Bean Shoals and Yadkin River Trails,Pilot Mountain State Park

posted Apr 1, 2012, 4:11 PM by Kathy Schlosser   [ updated Apr 1, 2012, 4:12 PM ]
April 1, 2012
 
A beautiful day for a walk down Bean Shoals Trail (in the Yakdin River Section of Pilot Mountain State Park), and turning right onto the Yadkin River Trail.  An easy walk that can be accomplished, even stopping to identify and photograph wildflowers & admire the scenery, in a couple of hours.  Among the plants in bloom today:
 
 
Pinxter azalea, Rhododendron periclymenoides over the Yadkin River
 
 
Dog hobble, Leucothoe fontanesiana
 
 
Scouring rush, Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine
 
 
Silverbells, Halesia tetraptera
 
 
 
Fire pink, Silene virginica
 
 
Yellow root, Xanthorhiza simplissima
 
 
Trillium, Trillium grandiflorum
 
 
Spiderwort, Tradescantia ohiensis
 
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