Franklinia tree (also knows as lost camellia)........sometimes referred to as the first "rare" plant.......all the Franklin trees known to exist today are descended from seed collected by William Bartram
The fruiting bodies of "bird's nest fungi" resemble tiny egg-filled birds' nests. They feed on decomposing organic matter and are often seen growing on decaying wood and in enriched soil.
"Wood Nymph" - minor goddesses who watched over travelers in the woods - they could punish any mortal who injured a tree - if you come across one in the woods, remember that they can disappear by "stepping" into a tree"
Our "Leader" ......... a 5 Star *****Tourguide!
"Learning to Fly" sculpture
unknown invasive species - Fran will check it out for us
"L'Homme Verte" The Green Man deity of the British Isles and Europe was believed to create rain, sustain nature and support livestock and pasture
"Polka Vase" Best in Show winner
"Dionaea Muscipula Arboresque" we know it as a Venue Fly Trap