Wildflowers at Foster Falls

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Today was a beautiful one for a wildflower hike at Foster Falls! We’re a little late in the season, but the narrow-leaved sunflower was gorgeous, as were the goldenrods and thoroughworts. We saw cardinal flower, false foxglove, blazing star, and this lovely Maryland goldenaster, among others. Nodding ladies’ tresses orchids made a surprise appearance all along a streambed that cuts across the powerline.

Powerline rights-of-way are often great places to botanize. They cut straight across the landscape, through wet and dry areas, over rocks and through streams. This one at Foster Falls never disappoints!Chrysopsis

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2 comments

  1. I have never thought of right of ways like that I just think of them as a great place to find fire wood

  2. I never thought of right of ways like that I just thought they were a great place to find fire wood

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