Suter Falls

Collins Gulf

What’s your favorite spring wildflower walk? There are plenty in the South Cumberland Plateau, starring Sewanee’s own Shakerag Hollow, to choose from. Forty-five minutes from campus, in the Savage Gulf State Natural Area, Collins Gulf has one of the finest

Suter Falls

Collins Gulf

What’s your favorite spring wildflower walk? There are plenty in the South Cumberland Plateau, starring Sewanee’s own Shakerag Hollow, to choose from. Forty-five minutes from campus, in the Savage Gulf State Natural Area, Collins Gulf has one of the finest

Devil's Step Hollow group

Head of Sequatchie

We know, because geologists tell us, that the Sequatchie Valley, a 100-mile  trough that bisects the Cumberland Plateau, is an eroded anticline. But a recent trip to Cumberland Mountain State Park to teach a botany class for the Tennessee Naturalist

Devil's Step Hollow group

Head of Sequatchie

We know, because geologists tell us, that the Sequatchie Valley, a 100-mile  trough that bisects the Cumberland Plateau, is an eroded anticline. But a recent trip to Cumberland Mountain State Park to teach a botany class for the Tennessee Naturalist

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Henley Hollow Walk

Sunday, April 6, Yolande and Robin Gottfried led a herbarium wildflower walk in Henley Hollow at the base of the plateau. Virginia bluebells were in full bloom and the shooting stars were just getting started. Other plants not found on

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Henley Hollow Walk

Sunday, April 6, Yolande and Robin Gottfried led a herbarium wildflower walk in Henley Hollow at the base of the plateau. Virginia bluebells were in full bloom and the shooting stars were just getting started. Other plants not found on

Katie

Welcome, Katie!

Katie Gray is our newest herbarium volunteer! A recent college grad with a degree in biology, Katie has a few weeks to spend in the Sewanee area before she heads off to Yellowstone for a summer internship. She offered to

Katie

Welcome, Katie!

Katie Gray is our newest herbarium volunteer! A recent college grad with a degree in biology, Katie has a few weeks to spend in the Sewanee area before she heads off to Yellowstone for a summer internship. She offered to

dogwood

Dogwood Winter?

Temperatures are definitely lower this week than last. And dogwoods are starting to bloom. Hope this cold spell will slow down the spring wildflower show, which is always over too soon!

dogwood

Dogwood Winter?

Temperatures are definitely lower this week than last. And dogwoods are starting to bloom. Hope this cold spell will slow down the spring wildflower show, which is always over too soon!

redbud

Spring Salad Fixin’s

There are lots of wonderful wild spring greens out there now: young leaves of dandelions, chickweed, trout lily and mustards. Smilax shoots. Violet flowers and leaves, too. A gorgeous addition to a spring salad is redbud flowers. Their flavor is

redbud

Spring Salad Fixin’s

There are lots of wonderful wild spring greens out there now: young leaves of dandelions, chickweed, trout lily and mustards. Smilax shoots. Violet flowers and leaves, too. A gorgeous addition to a spring salad is redbud flowers. Their flavor is

PP cover spring 14

Sewanee Plant Press

Look for the Spring 2014 issue in your mailbox, or find it here. http://lal.sewanee.edu/herbarium/ Read about the rarest plant in the state, which grows nearby, and about Sewanee’s new grounds manager and his vision for the campus flora.

PP cover spring 14

Sewanee Plant Press

Look for the Spring 2014 issue in your mailbox, or find it here. http://lal.sewanee.edu/herbarium/ Read about the rarest plant in the state, which grows nearby, and about Sewanee’s new grounds manager and his vision for the campus flora.