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Zack Loehle wins Environmental Leadership Award

Zack Loehle (C’17) Ecology and Biodiversity major, has won the Environmental Leadership Award, given by SGA Sewanee. Zack worked with the Sewanee Herbarium last summer as an undergraduate research assistant during a survey of woody stems in Franklin State Forest. This

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Zack Loehle wins Environmental Leadership Award

Zack Loehle (C’17) Ecology and Biodiversity major, has won the Environmental Leadership Award, given by SGA Sewanee. Zack worked with the Sewanee Herbarium last summer as an undergraduate research assistant during a survey of woody stems in Franklin State Forest. This

Showy orchis found by Jon Evans and Callie Oldfield in Lost Cove, Sewanee

Showy Orchis Rediscovered at Sewanee

Showy Orchis (Galearis spectabilis) is an orchid native to the deciduous forests of eastern North America. Two basal leaves encircle the stem, and flowers are pink and white. Showy Orchis can start blooming in April, and flowers are pollinated by bumblebees. The

Showy orchis found by Jon Evans and Callie Oldfield in Lost Cove, Sewanee

Showy Orchis Rediscovered at Sewanee

Showy Orchis (Galearis spectabilis) is an orchid native to the deciduous forests of eastern North America. Two basal leaves encircle the stem, and flowers are pink and white. Showy Orchis can start blooming in April, and flowers are pollinated by bumblebees. The

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Spring Blooms Continue!

Here are a few photos from last weekend’s wildflower hike in Collins Gulf of South Cumberland State Park — wild geranium, May-apple, Southern red trillium, and a sleepy luna moth. — beautiful place!

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Spring Blooms Continue!

Here are a few photos from last weekend’s wildflower hike in Collins Gulf of South Cumberland State Park — wild geranium, May-apple, Southern red trillium, and a sleepy luna moth. — beautiful place!

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Sweet Little Ones!

Spring starts with the emergence and blooming of sweet little flowers — chickweed, pepper-and-salt, bloodroot, hepatica. Then the larger, taller plants take center stage — showy trilliums, Mayapples, and cohosh. And now we have another sweet little flower appearing, the

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Sweet Little Ones!

Spring starts with the emergence and blooming of sweet little flowers — chickweed, pepper-and-salt, bloodroot, hepatica. Then the larger, taller plants take center stage — showy trilliums, Mayapples, and cohosh. And now we have another sweet little flower appearing, the

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Hike with Nate Parrish

Fun wildflower hike this afternoon in Shakerag Hollow with Nate Parrish, a grad student in field botany at Austin Peay State University. Nate is doing a flora of the Walls of Jericho, and Dwayne Estes is his advisor. Nate promised

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Hike with Nate Parrish

Fun wildflower hike this afternoon in Shakerag Hollow with Nate Parrish, a grad student in field botany at Austin Peay State University. Nate is doing a flora of the Walls of Jericho, and Dwayne Estes is his advisor. Nate promised

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Garlic Mustard Pull Sunday

The herbarium is sponsoring its annual garlic mustard pull this coming Sunday, April 24, 1:30 PM. Meet at Morgan’s Steep. No tools are necessary, but you may want to wear work gloves.For more information contact marypriestley@bellsouth.net. Garlic mustard, one of

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Garlic Mustard Pull Sunday

The herbarium is sponsoring its annual garlic mustard pull this coming Sunday, April 24, 1:30 PM. Meet at Morgan’s Steep. No tools are necessary, but you may want to wear work gloves.For more information contact marypriestley@bellsouth.net. Garlic mustard, one of

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Crossvine

This plant never ceases to surprise me. We’re just getting comfortably into spring, and all of a sudden the Crossvine is blooming! Yes, it’s a bona fide member of the spring flora, but these luscious flowers just speak summertime to me. Check

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Crossvine

This plant never ceases to surprise me. We’re just getting comfortably into spring, and all of a sudden the Crossvine is blooming! Yes, it’s a bona fide member of the spring flora, but these luscious flowers just speak summertime to me. Check